The majority of recognition notifications is granted to the applicants from Romania. The majority of the recognition notifications are issued for the regulated professions, especially general care nurse and doctor. There are much fewer notifications issued for the non-regulated professions such as office clerks and electrical systems technician.
The majority of applicants receive full equivalence, especially this is the case with regulated professions (about 90%). The recognition rate of those wishing to work as office clerk (89%) or electrical systems technician (90%) is also very high.
Romanian professional qualifications: applications processed and applications granted full equivalence by profession, 2015
In terms of the recognition of foreign professional qualifications, Poland is the second most important country of training for Germany. There is a great variance regarding the recognized professions. The general care nurses stand here on the first place. Then come physiotherapists, followed by non-regulated professions such as office clerks, sellers and motor vehicle mechatronics technicians.
The recognition rate of those trained in Poland varies depending on the profession concerned. The majority of those wishing to work in the regulated professions such as doctors or general care nurses receive full equivalence. Furthermore, the success rate of those trained as sellers is 100%. However, the motor vehicle mechatronics technicians and electronics technicians trained in Poland are often granted only partial equivalence.
Polish professional qualifications: applications processed and applications granted full equivalence by profession, 2015
Bosnia and Herzegovina
A significant share of applicants wishing to have their foreign professional qualifications recognized in Germany were trained in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The largest number of recognition procedures concerned such profession as the general care nurse. The applications for recognition as electronics technicians are also worth mentioning.
67% of applications submitted by electronic technicians trained in Bosnia and Herzegovina were granted full equivalence. In contrast, the general care nurses are granted rarely full equivalence.
Bosnian professional qualifications: applications processed and applications granted full equivalence by profession, 2015
In 2015, many Syrian applications for recognition were processed and the numbers keep increasing. The majority of recognition notifications were issued for doctors. A much lower number of recognition notifications concerned dentists and pharmacists. In all other occupations, there are less than 20 cases processed.
The majority of Syrian applicants in 2015 received full equivalence. Syrian doctors were in the recognition procedures a bit more successful (80%) that Syrian dentists (74%). The success rate for Syrian pharmacists is with 52% a little bit lower.
Syrian professional qualifications: applications processed and applications granted full equivalence by profession, 2015