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Apply for recognition of a further training qualification as a veterinarian


In addition to their professional title as a veterinarian, they may use other designations that indicate special knowledge and skills in a specific professional field (specialist veterinarian title) or area (additional title).

  • Successfully completed university degree in veterinary medicine
  • Veterinary approbation
  • Professional experience and professional activity in accordance with the continuing education regulations
  • Application
  • Certificate of University Degree in Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary approbation
  • Proof of further training (certificates and proofs)
  • Proof of nationality
  • if German is not your mother tongue: additionally Large German Language Diploma of the Goethe-Institut or equivalent proof
  • where applicable, a certificate of duration and nature of previous professional activities as a veterinarian in an EU or EEA country or in Switzerland
  • Proof of the continuing education content in the form of continuing education regulations, examination regulations or in any other suitable way, from which the study contents and the duration of the completed further education to obtain the continuing education certificate for obtaining the continuing education certificate
  • Explanation of whether and, if so, with what result you have submitted a corresponding application, passed an aptitude test or completed an adaptation course in another country of the Federal Republic of Germany

Note: Foreign-language documents must also be enclosed in an officially certified translation. The translation must have been carried out by a publicly appointed and generally sworn translator in Germany or a publicly appointed and generally sworn translator.

To the extent necessary to decide on the equality of the diploma, you may be required to provide further evidence (for example, that you have not committed any crimes, that you are not in bankruptcy, that you are physically and mentally healthy).

EUR 260.00

You must apply for admission to the examination within 12 months of completing the training.

about 3 months


Please contact the Chamber of Veterinary Surgeons Saxony-Anhalt.

You apply for recognition of your continuing education title in writing.

  • Submit the signed application together with the necessary documents to the competent authority.
  • The competent body shall confirm receipt of the application and, if necessary, indicate which documents are still missing.
  • After examining the submitted documents, you will receive a written notification of the decision.
  • If necessary, you will receive the notification that you still have to complete a multi-year further training course and an oral examination before the examination board in accordance with the continuing education regulations of the State Chamber of Veterinarians in order to be recognised.
  • The State Chamber of Veterinary Surgeons will issue you with a certificate for the use of the continuing education title.

The minimum training period for areas is 4 years and for areas 2 years. Other regulations are announced in the annex to the continuing education regulations of the Veterinary Chamber of Saxony-Anhalt.

You can apply for a shortening of the training period if you have the appropriate advance payments.

Ministry of the Environment, Agriculture and Energy of the State of Saxony-Anhalt

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