PAP is a preparation program for International nurses (Kenntnisprüfung Vorbereitungsprogramm – Knowledge exam preparatory program) who wish to get registered as a hospital nurse in Germany. The program prepares the international students in the German language, subject-oriented language (Nursing language), and know-how of theory, practical training like internships in German hospitals, senior care institutions or in outpatient care. Intercultural competences will also be taught. The curriculum is coordinated with the German ministry of health and social affairs (LAGuS) and conducted in cooperation with DAA (Deutsche Angestellten Akademie). The participants are eligible to do “Kenntnisprüfung” after successful completion of the PAP coursework. Having completed this exam, the foreign nurses are recognized and eligible to work as a hospital nurse in Germany.

PAP is offered in two formats

PAP for 15 months

Covers Language from A1 to C1

Nursing curriculum & practicals

PAP Plus for 9 months

B1 level German language is mandatory to apply for the plus program.

Nursing curriculum & practicals

For detailed information on these courses go to the course page on our website.