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Apply for recognition of a continuing training designation as a veterinarian


In addition to their professional title as a veterinarian, they may have other designations indicating specific knowledge and skills in a particular subject area (specialist veterinarian's name) or area (additional designation).

In addition to your professional title as a veterinarian or veterinarian, you can keep other designations on request. Read the most important information here.

You apply for recognition of your training title in writing.

  • Submit the signed application together with the necessary documents to the competent authority.
  • The competent authority shall confirm receipt of the application and, if necessary, indicate which documents are still missing.
  • After examination of the submitted documents, you will receive a written notice of the decision.
  • If necessary, you will be informed that, in order to recognise your training title, you will still have to complete a multi-year continuing training course and an oral examination before the Examination Committee in accordance with the continuing training regulations of the National Veterinary Association.
  • The National Veterinary Association issues you with a certificate for the registration of the continuing training designation.

Please contact the Veterinary Association of Saxony-Anhalt.

  • successfully completed university studies in veterinary medicine
  • veterinary approval
  • Professional experience and professional activity in accordance with the continuing training regulations
  • Application
  • Certificate of University Degree Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary approval
  • Proof of continuing training (certificates and evidence)
  • Proof of nationality
  • if German is not your mother tongue: in addition, a large German language diploma from the Goethe Institute 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
  • Evidence of the content of continuing training in the form of a continuing training regulations, examination regulations or other appropriate ways showing the content of the studies and the duration of the continuing training completed in order to obtain proof of continuing training
  • Explanation of whether and, if so, with what result you have applied for this in another country of the Federal Republic of Germany, taken an aptitude test or completed an adaptation course

Note: You must also include foreign language documents in an officially certified translation. The translation must have been done by a translator publicly appointed and generally sworn in in Germany or by a publicly appointed and generally sworn translator.

As far as it is 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 criminal offences, that you are not in bankruptcy, that you are physically and mentally healthy).

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

about 3 months

The minimum training period for areas is 4 years and for areas 2 years. Other regulations will be announced in the annex to the training regulations of the Veterinary Association of Saxony-Anhalt.

You can apply for a reduction in the training period if you have the corresponding inputs.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Energy of Saxony-Anhalt

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