Medicine (State Examination)

The most important facts at a glance:

 

Degree:

State Examination

Standard period of studies:

6 years, 3 months

Start:

winter and summer semester

Admission restrictions:

restricted

Application:

You find information on the application procedure for international students here.

Deadlines:

Please keep in mind that you need a certification of recognition for all foreign certificates. The recognition process takes up to six weeks and the certificate must be included in your application.

Winter semester: June 1 - September 1

Summer semester: December 1 - March 1

If you combine a Two-subject Bachelor whose admission is open with one whose is restricted, the deadlines are:

Winter semester: June 1 - July 15

Summer semester: December 1 - January 15

Homepage:

University Medical Center of the JGU

Faculty:

Faculty 04: University Medical Center

Accreditation:

The accreditation of study programmes for Bachelor and Master Degrees constitutes as a precondition for the granting of state approval.


Subject Matter

Medicine is a science that deals with the causes, treatment and prevention of diseases. The core duties of a doctor consist of the detection (diagnosis) and treatment (therapy) of ailments and diseases, as well as prevention, aftercare and, not least, research.

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany stipulates that medical practice is only permitted with a medical license. The state issues the license to practice.

Information

The International Office offers counselling for international students about the application process and general information.

The Student Counselling Office offers specific information on the subject (List available in German only).

The Student representatives give information from a student perspective (List available in German only).