Study of dentistry; application for recognition of periods of study, academic achievements and examinations.

You can apply for recognition of periods of study, academic achievements and examination results.

Description

Periods of study, coursework and examinations completed in a degree program related to the dental degree program at a German university or college or in the dental degree program or a degree program related to it at a foreign university or college may be recognized, provided equivalence is given.

Prerequisites

A study semester can be credited if proof of a study period of at least six months has been provided and two major certificates or two minor certificates and one major certificate (see overview below) have been acquired during this period and the respective courses have been completed regularly and successfully (= courses whose regular and successful participation must be proven when applying for admission to the first section of the dental examination).

Major certificates

  • Practical course in physics for dental students
  • Practical course in chemistry for dental students
  • Practical course in physiology
  • Practical course of biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Practical course of macroscopic anatomy
  • Practical course of microscopic anatomy
  • Practical course of dental propaedeutics with emphasis on preventive dentistry
  • Practical course of dental propaedeutics with emphasis on dental technology

Small certificates

  • Practical course of the professional field exploration
  • Exercise in medical terminology
  • Elective subject according to § 10 Approbationsordnung für Zahnärzte und Zahnärztinnen (ZApprO) (Approval Regulations for Dentists)

Procedure

Please send the completed application and documents by mail to theGovernment of Upper Bavaria.

The Government of Upper Bavaria will check whether the services provided are equivalent. This will be checked in each individual case on the basis of the supporting documents.

Special notes

The competent authority for recognition is the competent authority of the federal state in which the applicant is enrolled or admitted to study dentistry. In the case of applicants who are not yet enrolled or admitted to study dentistry at a German university, the competent office of the federal state in which the applicant was born is responsible. In all other cases, the North Rhine-Westphalia State Examination Office in Düsseldorf is responsible.

Deadlines

none

Processing time

The processing time is usually 2-6 weeks. In individual cases (e.g. if there are no comparative cases), the documents are sent to the Central Office for Foreign Education in Bonn for review. In such cases, processing may take longer than 6 months.

Required documents

  • For students at a foreign university:

    • Birth certificate (single copy)
    • A birth certificate is only required if the applicant does not yet have a place to study dentistry in the Federal Republic of Germany.
    • University entrance qualification (certified copy)
    • Certificate of enrollment (original or certified copy)
    • In the case of studies abroad, the enrollment certificate of the foreign university must show the total period of study spent there.
    • Transcript of Records (original or certified copy)
    • Certificate of recognition from another state authority
    • Certificate of the First Section of the Dental Examination, if available (original or certified copy)
    • Certificate of Nursing Service, if applicable (original or certified copy).
    • In case of admission/enrollment at a German university: corresponding proof

  • For lateral entrants from Germany:

    • Current enrollment certificate/study progress certificate (copy)
    • Birth certificate, if not yet enrolled at a Bavarian university in the subject "Human Medicine" (copy)
    • University entrance qualification (copy)
    • Overview of subjects and grades (original, copy or certified copy)
    • Certificates of equivalence (originals or certified copies)
    • Certificates of passed examinations (copy)
    • In case of admission/enrollment at a German university: corresponding proof

Forms

Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

Fees

    • Crediting of periods of study and recognition of examinations: 60 EUR per crediting notice.
    • Recognition of individual credits (without periods and exams): 30 EUR per recognition notice

Status: 23.08.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Gesundheit und Pflege

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