Academic health professions

Recognition of foreign educational qualifications in Baden-Württemberg

Please note: Longer processing times

We ask for your understanding that due to the continous increase in applications, longer processing times within the legal deadlines must be expected. In order to ensure that applications are processed as quickly as possible, it is currently not possible to reach the case workers by telephone.

General enquiries about the current state of processing cannot be answered. If you have specific questions about an application that has already been submitted, please send an e-mail to the responsible clerk, stating your name, date of birth and job title as well as a call-back number.

Stethoskop liegt auf Clipboard

Medical studies –
Professional qualifications acquired abroad

Doctors from third countries, EU, EEA and Switzerland

Information and forms

Zahnarztbesteck auf Ablage

Dental studies –
qualifications acquired abroad

Dentists from third countries, EU, EEC and Switzerland

Information and forms

Apotheker mahlt ein Präparat mit einem Mörser

Pharmacy studies –
Professional qualification

pharmacist acquired abroad

IInformation and forms

Zwei Hände halten durchsichtige Kugel

Psychotherapy –
Professional qualification acquired abroad



If you have any further questions about processes or anything else, please take a look at our FAQ or contact us using the contact form.
FAQ Academic Health Professions
(in german)
Contact form

Or contact us via our info phone
Telephone consultation hours:

Wed. 09.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.
Thurs. 09.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

0711 904-39248

If you have any questions or need help with your application, please feel free to contact these counselling services:
Logo IQ-Netzwerk Baden-Württemberg

Counselling services with residence in Germany

IQ Network Baden-Württemberg
Counselling for recognition

Logo Anerkennung in Deutschland

Counselling services without residence in Germany

Central Service Point for Professional Recognition ZSBA

Dienstgebäude Pallas


Recognition of foreign qualifications in the health sector


Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart
Department 95.2
Landesanerkennungsstelle für Gesundheitsberufe (LAfG BW)
Ruppmannstraße 21
70565 Stuttgart

Please submit application documents by post only. As a rule, you will receive a written con-firmation of receipt or a request for missing documents.
Contact form
FAQ Academic Health Professions (in german)

Updated notice on the accelerated skilled worker immigration procedure

Information (in german)