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Nursing at Charité

Every day, our patients enjoy the excellent care and support that is being delivered by our team of over 5,000 nursing staff.

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"We strive to create an atmosphere that will allow both patients and their family members to feel actively supported and involved at all times."

Our work is characterized by a high level of skill and experience, and guided by the latest developments in nursing practice. We are dedicated to developing and implementing nursing guidelines and relevant professional standards. This allows us to maintain the quality of our modern and professional nursing services, and assists us in our endeavors to ensure patient safety.

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Professional, caring, versatile – Nursing at Charité

Video: Nursing at one of Germany’s largest hospitals (including spanish subtitles)
Video: Nursing at one of Germany’s largest hospitals (including spanish subtitles)

Working at Charité

We are pleased that you are considering joining Charité’s nursing team. By doing so, you are choosing a very attractive public employer.

For further information, please refer to our information leaflet for applicants (only in German) or visit our ‘Careers’ page.

Submitting your application is easy. Simply email it to bewerbung-pflege(at)

What criteria must be met by international nursing staff?

All Charité nursing staff must meet the following important requirements:

Residence permit (To apply for a residence permit, please visit the Berlin Foreigners Registration Office [Ausländerbehörde Berlin])

Work permit (To apply for a work permit, please visit the Berlin Foreigners Registration Office [Ausländerbehörde Berlin])

Medical certificate confirming fitness to work in nursing

B2-level certificate confirming proficiency in Germany

Registered resident of Berlin/Brandenburg

International certificate (website only in German) confirming completion of training as a Nurse/Nurse Assistant (To apply for recognition of international training certificates in nursing, please contact LaGeSo Berlin)

If you are currently residing abroad (third country), you will need to contact the relevant embassy and apply for both a residence and work visa. You will need to meet the criteria listed above.

EU citizens require neither a residence nor work visa. The EU’s Free Movement provisions apply.

Please feel free to contact our Nursing Workplace Integration Management team (document only in German) or contact our Welcome-Team under t: +49 30 450 677168 from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Continuing education and training

Professional training at Charité Health Academy (website only in German)
Nursing conferences at Charité (website only in German)