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. 

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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.
  • German language
  • Field-specific German
  • General Nursing curriculum  
  • hospital geriatric practical training
  • Internships in hospitals
  • Recognized by Ministry of Health & Social affairs

Completed diploma / vocational nursing
Completed bachelor / master in nursing
Official recognition as nurses in their home country / country of study

  • PAP application form .
  • Application for qualification as geriatric nurse for the ministry of health
  • Secondary Schooling or equivalent (both front & back Page)
  • If existent: Higher Secondary or equivalent (both front & back page)
  • Professional qualification certificate
  • Curricular of the professional qualification
  • If existent: Consolidated mark sheets from the University or College (if coursework completed)
  • If existent: Individual Semester wise mark sheets
  • If existent: Provisional Certificate
  • Degree Certificate (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of passport (front and back page)
  • Extra-curricular activity certificates (if any)
  • German Language Certificate (if any)
  • Professional passport size photograph with good resolution
  • Work experience Certificates (if any)