International Applicants

Nursing Specialists

  • Nursing specialists with at least 3 years of education and two years of professional experience in the following areas:
  • Registered health and nursing staff, specialist nurses (OTA, ATA, etc.)
  • laboratory technical assistants (LTA) Certified geriatric nurses, nursing assistants.
  • Made their qualification in Non-EU-Countries.
International Applicants

Where do nurses work in Germany?

  • In hospitals, health centers, or specialist practices.
  • In nursing homes and homes for the elderly.
  • In short-term care.
  • for outpatient care services.
  • in facilities for people with disabilities
  • as well as in hospital wards.

Why Nursing in Germany?

Options and Chances during the Evaluation:


  • The number of vacancies is higher than the number of unemployed. More foreign nurses are needed.
  • Visa to recognize qualification from three to six months.
  • Opportunity of cost takeover for further education
  • Direct employment with a full equivalence of professional qualifications
  • In the case of partial recognition, there is a residence permit for up to 18 months to complete the equivalence measures.
  • Working as a nursing assistant during the recognition phase.

After finishing the Evaluation:


  • Working Permit after the evaluation
  • 24000 till 50000 national working visa.
  • German pass after 8 years residence
  • Good paid salary
  • Social Security.

Salary of a nurse and assistant nurse in Germany?


  • Assistant nurse:1700-2600 Euro
  • vocational training in nursing: 1000 - 1200 Euro
  • Nurse with Bachelor degree: 2500 - 4900
  • Highest: 5.000 Euro.

Examples for

salaries in the care industry

Job

Person

Branch

Company size 

Gross Salary per month

Child Nurse

Female, 44 years

Hospital

Very large

2.708 euros

Nurse

Female, 36 years

Healthcare

Great

1.839 euros

Nurse

Female, 52 years

Social Facility

Great

3.262 euros

Home management

Male, 48 years

Social Facility

Great

3.872 euros

Home management

Female 34 years

Healthcare

Small

3.228 euros

Nursing educator

Male, 50 years

Healthcare

Great

5.185 euros

Vocational School Teacher

Female, 52 years

Healthcare

Very large

4.068 euros

Case Management

Female, 50 years

Social Facility

Great

3.933 euros

Caring for people with disabilities

Female, 23 years

Social Facility

Small

1.665 euros

Quality control

Female, 49 years

Healthcare

Very large

3.418 euros

Quality control

Female, 36 years

Social Facility

Small

2.398 euros

source: pflegestudium.de

Work in Germany in 4 phases

Applying to WIG

Recognition Phase

Visa Application Phase

Further Education in Germany

Our Services

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