Issue 2 – Unconscious habits

Within the last few months, I am trying to bring my unconscious habits to my consciousness.


Issue 1 – A weekly blog post

Without going into the discussion why this blog is called ‘Your2ndHeart’ (pronounced as ‘Your second heart’!), I am just accepting that we both have agreed to its existence and its uncanny name. Sitting inside ”Kaffe Fleck” of ‘Mayersche Buchhandlung’ in...


Defizitbescheid according to § 17a Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG) – #2

Although I have already posted about ”Defizitbescheid according to § 17a Aufenthaltsgesetz (AufenthG)” before, at that time, I had posted only the official links that were available to me. Many of you have asked me the questions related to Defizitbescheid...


Gleichwertigkeitsverfahren or Approbationsverfahren

With Berufserlaubnis (temporary medical license, which can only be received after a job offer in almost all states, except Bayern), non-EU Graduates are allowed to work temporarily till their Approbation (permanent medical license) is processed. What is Approbation? In order...


Use comments, not messages

Hi, If you are thinking about asking me something as personal message about “Medical PG in Germany”, then it should be asked on my blog or YouTube channel.! Please don’t send personal messages or emails. Whatever you want to ask,...


Prepare and Submit your Curriculum in Germany

(A part of ‘Medical post graduation in Germany’ series) Like everyone else, one day my Ansprechpartner (Person in charge for my Approbation-process) at ‘Regierung von Oberbayern’ had sent me following Email:- Why is the curriculum so important? Well, before few...


Facharztweiterbildung :- Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie

Das Gebiet Psychiatrie und Psychotherapieumfasst…. die Vorbeugung, Erkennung und somatotherapeutische, psychotherapeutische sowie sozial-psychiatrische Behandlung Rehabilitation von psychischen Erkrankungen und psychischen Störungen im Zusammenhang mit körperlichen Erkrankungen toxischen Schädigungen unter Berücksichtigung ihrer psychosozialen Anteile, psychosomatischen Bezüge und forensischen Aspekte Facharzt/Fachärztin für...


Medical Post-graduation (Specialist recognition) recognition in Germany

Specialist recognition for foreign medical postgraduates – competent authorities (In this post word ‘specialist’ – is used for the postgraduates of different medical fields, who have already completed their specialization training. Weiterbildung/Further education – means an education process to become a postgraduate from...


Official contacts to get advice on recognition of foreign medical qualifications in Germany

Advice on recognition of foreign medical qualifications in Germany There are many places that have the topic of “professional recognition of foreign qualifications” in their portfolio of counseling services, to show recognition and support to foreigners. Listed below are the most...


Education to become a specialist in Germany (Weiterbildung zur Fachärztin / zum Facharzt)

Doctors can continue their education to become a  specialist in Germany after completing undergraduate Studies. For this purpose, they work as assistant doctors (Assistenzärztin/-Arzt) in a university clinic or in an approved medical care facility (includes the clinics of practicing...

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