DeuFöV – German for Specialist Health-Care Professionals

The DeuFöV course for German for Health-Care Professionals is designed for migrants who are currently in the process of being accredited as health-care professional. You acquire specialist language skills to make it easier for you to enter the labor market in the health-care sector.

German Courses for Specialist Health-Care Professionals

The specialized language course is designed for migrants who have acquired training in health care and nursing, physiotherapy or maternity care in their home country. It comprises 500 lessons including preparation for the B2 exam. We will train you in intercultural verbal communication with doctors, specialists, patients and relatives, show you the different forms of documentation in health care and support you in the recognition process of the degree you earned in your home country. The courses are taught by qualified teachers with the assistance of experts from the health-care professions.

Monday – Friday | 8:30 – 12:35 Uhr | 25 hours per week | 20 weeks


  • Proof of eligibility for a job-related DeuFöV language course according to Section 45 of the German Residence Act
  • German language skills at the B1 level


Your personal contact person at the Job Center or the Employment Office will provide you with proof of your eligibility. Apprentices/job trainees get proof of their eligibility from the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.

DeuFöV for the health-care professions at a glance
• Small groups with a maximum of 4 – 10 participants
• Specialized job and language training
• Specialized experts from the health-care professions as co-trainers
• E-projector and interactive whiteboards
• Support in the job application process


Funded by the Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge and by the Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales.

Course 20G203N1
20 Weeks
17 Aug 2020 - 20 Jan 2021
Monday - Friday, 08.30 am - 12.35 pm
Course 20G203N2
16 Weeks
26 Oct 2020 - 06 May 2021
Monday - Friday, 01.15 pm - 04.30 pm

This job qualification measure is funded by: