Interesting facts about Germany!

  • Germany has over 400 zoos, the most in the world.
  • Beer is officially considered a food in Bavaria.
  • Germany was the first country to adopt Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 1916.
  • There are over 300 different types of bread in Germany.
  • 70 percent of German highways have no speed limit.
  • After the Irish, Germans are the second biggest consumers of beer in the world.
  • German is the most widely taught third language across the world.
  • Germany recycles 48% of its waste. This makes it stand third in recycling after its neighbours Austria and Switzerland.

In order to practise medicine or carry out specialty training in Germany, all physicians must be in possession of a valid full or temporary licence to practice. The full licence to practise (Approbation) is valid across the country for an unlimited period of time. The temporary licence to practise (Berufserlaubnis) is limited to a certain time period and is valid only within the federal state in which it was issued.

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Our multilingual colleagues will assist candidates with information from their application to the actual relocation if needed. This includes assisting with information about the application and registration processes with the relevant councils. The process can take several weeks, therefore if you are determined to work in Germany it is advisable to start your registration as early as possible!