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Projects of the Charité International Academy (ChIA)

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Medical Specialist Programme

Hallmarks of this unique programme are:

  • one year language training at the Charité campus in Berlin in classes with up to 15 fellow doctors from KSA (knowledge of German is not required before arrival in Berlin)
  • five- to six-year fully-integrated further training according to the Medical Board of Physicians leading to the Board Accreditation (specialist / German Facharzt)
  • full member of the medical team
  • regular review of the training progress for each individual participant by the medical directorate of the Charité
  • equal salary (compared to German doctors) with social security contributions and benefits
  • assistance for all administrative procedures (visa, work and residence permit), accommodation etc.


  • citizenship of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • University graduate with excellent results
  • scholarship of an institution in the KSA

More Information:

 Please also check the Education Guide published by Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry e.V.