Vocational training

There are more than 320 occupations in Germany requiring formal training. What is the dual training system? This is the standard way of learning an occupation in Germany: a great deal of practical work, combined with study at a vocational school. You can find out more about vocational training here: From the initial medical examination for trainees to training times, possibilities for deducting periods in education from the overall length of training, successful applications to vocational schools and final exams.

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Adult Education

Adult education is an independent part of the entire education system. It provides opportunities to acquire or increase knowledge and skills through voluntary resumption of...

Agricultural, forestry and environmental service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Apply for Aufstiegs-BAföG

If you are continuing your education, you can receive financial support under the Upgrading Training Assistance Act (Aufstiegsfortbildungsförderungsgesetz, AFBG) under certain...

Apply for exemption from individual subjects of the repeat examination for railroad operations manager (§ 23 EBPV)

Upon application, exemption from individual subjects of the repeat examination for railroad operations manager (§ 23 EBPV) is possible.

Apprenticeship and internship exchange

The apprenticeship and internship exchange facilitates the regional and national search for your desired occupation and the right training company. The IHKs show you which...

Apprenticeships Receive advice and support

The chambers promote the implementation of vocational preparation, vocational training and vocational retraining by advising all parties involved. If you have any questions or...

Approbation pharmacist from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a pharmacist in Germany? Then you need a state license, the Approbation. You can also obtain the Approbation with a foreign professional qualification....

Chamber of Engineers - right to use the professional title of "engineer

If you meet the requirements, then you can be awarded the right to use the professional title "engineer" by the Thuringian Chamber of Engineers. You must submit an application...

Civil servant training in the higher non-technical service

The Senior Civil Service in the State Administration of the Free State of Thuringia A large number of tasks in local government as well as in the state general administration...

Civil service training in the middle non-technical service

Aim of the training The aim of the training is to provide the candidate in a preparatory service with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to perform the...

Competent body according to the Vocational Training Act (BBiG)

The Thuringian State Administration Office is responsible for the public service training professions, retraining as well as continuing professional education.

Economic, social and socio-scientific service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Education loan approval

One option for financing education for students and pupils is a time-limited, low-interest education loan. Your income and assets or those of your parents do not play a role....

Education voucher issuance

You can apply for an education voucher, but you are not legally entitled to one. If you meet the requirements, the employment agency can issue such a voucher. The...

European lawyer Apply for admission to the Bar

If you have previously practiced law in another country within the European Union (EU), in a state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), or in Switzerland,...

Extend training period

In case of problems in the training, failed exam or part-time training, you can apply for the extension of your training period.

Extracurricular youth education: Promotion

The public youth welfare organizations promote extracurricular youth education in order to enable young people to recognize themselves, their personal and social living...

Firefighting technical service - Recognition of foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Health care and nursing assistants - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Working as a healthcare and nursing assistant is regulated in Germany. This means that you may only work in this profession without restriction and to the full extent if you are...

Independent institutions - adult education

In addition to the 23 adult education centers, another 12 adult education institutions recognized under the Thuringian Adult Education Act have been established in Thuringia. As...

International youth work/ international youth exchange: funding

The public youth welfare organizations promote the personal encounter of young people from different countries, their learning and working together, the exchange of experiences...

Issuance of a driving instructor's license to holders of a certificate of competence from another country - submitting an application

Anyone who has obtained a driving instructor's license in another European country can apply for a German driving instructor's license under simplified conditions.

Judicial Service - Recognize Foreign Professional Qualifications as Career Qualifications

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Licence to practice medicine issued by EU/EEA/Switzerland

You would like to work as a doctor in Germany? Then you need a state license, the Approbation. You can also obtain the Approbation with a foreign professional qualification. To...

License to practice dentistry issued by a dentist from a third country

You come from a so-called third country and would like to work permanently as a dentist in Germany? Then you must be licensed (approbiert) for this activity.

License to practice medicine from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a doctor in Germany? Then you need a state license, the Approbation. You can also obtain the Approbation with a foreign professional qualification. To...

Licensed dentist from EU/EEA/Switzerland

You come from the EU/EEA/Switzerland and would like to work permanently as a dentist in Germany? Then you must be licensed (approbiert) for this activity.

Licensed pharmacist from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a pharmacist in Germany? Then you need a state license, the Approbation. You can also obtain the Approbation with a foreign professional qualification....

Master craftsman examination: admission

If you want to take a master craftsman's examination, then you must submit an application for admission to the master craftsman's examination board.

Master craftsman exams in agriculture

After successful vocational training, there are attractive further training opportunities for career advancement. In the field of agriculture and home economics, master...

Medical and health sciences service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service through the establishment of a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications....

Natural science service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Non-technical administrative service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Permission to use the occupational title Medical Technical Laboratory Assistant in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical laboratory assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the occupational title Medical-Technical Assistant for Functional Diagnostics or Medical-Technical Assistant for Functional Diagnostics in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the occupational title Medical-Technical Assistant for Functional Diagnostics or Medical-Technical Assistant for Functional Diagnostics with professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical assistant for functional diagnostics? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the occupational title Medical-Technical Radiology Assistant in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical radiology assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the occupational title of medical laboratory assistant in the case of professional qualifications from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical laboratory assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the occupational title of occupational therapist in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as an occupational therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title "Pflegefachfrau" or "Pflegefachmann" in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you must submit an application and you can have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title "Pflegefachfrau" or "Pflegefachmann" in case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you must submit an application and you can have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title "geriatric nurse" or "geriatric nurse" in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a geriatric nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title "geriatric nurse" or "geriatric nurse" in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a geriatric nurse in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title "health care and pediatric nurse" or "health care and pediatric nurse" in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a health and pediatric nurse? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title "health care and pediatric nurse" or "health care and pediatric nurse" with professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a health and pediatric nurse? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must submit an application and have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title Veterinary Medical Technical Assistant in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a veterinary medical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the professional title of Veterinary Medical Technical Assistant in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a veterinary medical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the professional title of dietician in the case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a dietician in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of dietician in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a dietician in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of emergency paramedic in the case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as an emergency paramedic in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title of emergency paramedic in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as an emergency paramedic in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title of masseuse and medical bath attendant in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a masseuse and medical bath attendant? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title of masseuse and medical bath attendant in the case of professional qualifications from third countries.

You would like to work in Germany as a masseuse and medical bath attendant? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title of medical-technical radiology assistant in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a medical-technical radiology assistant? Then you need a state permit. You can have your foreign professional qualification recognized for...

Permission to use the professional title of midwife by automatic recognition granting

You would like to work as a midwife in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To do this, you must have your foreign professional qualification recognized. Foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title of midwife by non-automatic recognition granting

You would like to work as a midwife in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of occupational therapist in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as an occupational therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification...

Permission to use the professional title of orthoptist in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as an orthoptist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of physical therapist in the case of professional qualifications from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a physiotherapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of physiotherapist in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a physiotherapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of podiatrist in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a podiatrist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of podiatrist in the case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a podiatrist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of speech therapist in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as a speech therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title of speech therapist in the case of professional qualifications from third countries Issuance

You would like to work as a speech therapist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title orthoptist in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work as an orthoptist in Germany? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional qualification recognized.

Permission to use the professional title pharmaceutical-technical assistant in case of professional qualification from EU/EEA/Switzerland Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a pharmaceutical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional...

Permission to use the professional title pharmaceutical-technical assistant in case of professional qualification from third countries Issuance

You would like to work in Germany as a pharmaceutical technical assistant? Then you need a state permit. To obtain the state permit, you can have your foreign professional...

Police Civil Service - Recognizing Foreign Professional Qualifications as Career Qualifications

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Recognition of foreign educational qualifications in Thuringia for the skilled trades (application for equivalence determination)

If you would like to work in Thuringia with a foreign educational qualification, you must first have it recognized as equivalent.

Recognition of foreign university degrees

Upon application, recognized ethnic German immigrants (Section 4 of the Federal Expellees Act - BVFG) and their spouses and descendants (Section 7 of the BVFG) may be granted...

Recognize foreign professional qualifications

You have acquired your professional qualification abroad and want to work in Germany in your learned profession? Depending on your profession, you can or must have your foreign...

Recognize foreign professional qualifications in the field of continuing education in the health professions

Activities in the area of continuing education in the health care professions are regulated in Germany. This means that you may only use a continuing education title if you are...

Recognize foreign qualification in the field of clinical neuropsychology as a child and adolescent psychotherapist or psychological psychotherapist

Here you will find information on the recognition of your foreign professional qualification of your additional designation in the field of "Clinical Neuropsychology".

Request a certificate of authorization to examine

You want to start working life as a young person? Then you must have a medical examination before starting work.

School vocational training

School-based vocational training means that both practical and theoretical training takes place in a school. It is supplemented by internships. The training lasts between two...

Social and socio-educational professions - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

Activities in the field of social and socio-educational professions are regulated in Thuringia. If you obtained your degree abroad and want to work in these fields in Thuringia,...

Specialist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist qualification and want to work as a specialist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist qualification by the relevant medical...

Specialist dentist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist dental qualification and wish to work as a specialist dentist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist dental qualification by the...

Specialized pharmacist - Recognize foreign professional qualifications

If you have a foreign specialist pharmacist qualification and want to work as a specialist pharmacist in Germany, you need recognition of your specialist pharmacist...

Tax administration service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

Tax consultant - appointment

If you want to work as a tax consultant or tax agent, you need the official appointment of the competent chamber of tax consultants.

Tax consultant recognize foreign professional qualification

You would like to work as a tax consultant in Germany? Find out here about admission to the qualifying examination.

Tax consulting company - recognition

You want to establish a tax consulting company? Find out here what you need to consider.

Use of foreign university degrees, university titles and university job titles

Holders of foreign university degrees, university titles and university job titles who have their residence or habitual abode in the Free State of Thuringia will be provided...

Vocational guidance

Making the right decision is not easy - especially when it concerns the choice of career and thus one's own future. Many questions arise on the way to professional life. That's...

Vocational guidance

If you need help in choosing from various training opportunities or would like more information about individual occupations, please contact the Vocational Information Center...

Vocational schools

The wide range of individual school types and courses offered by vocational schools opens up numerous different educational and qualification opportunities for young people. The...

Vocational training in agriculture and home economics

In agriculture and home economics, training is provided in 14 recognized apprenticeship occupations All necessary information on vocational training, from the conclusion of a...

Vocational training in the dual system

The dual system is the core of vocational training in Germany. It is characterized by the interaction of training companies and vocational schools. As equal partners, both...

Youth Social Work

If, for various reasons, you as a young person are in increased need of support, you can be offered socio-educational assistance under certain conditions. This takes place...

Youth work

Here you can find information about youth work.

technical service - Recognize foreign professional qualifications as career qualification

In Thuringia, employment in the civil service by establishing a civil service relationship is tied by law to the possession of certain professional qualifications. If you have...

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