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Working at Charité

Doctors and nursing staff from over 40 countries throughout the world staff Charité. If you want to be part of this international team, take a look at the requirements and opportunities.

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You grew up in Germany but have a different cultural background and speak also other languages? Then, we are looking for people just like you. As the biggest medical university in Germany and situated in a multicultural city, we tend to take care of a great diversity of patients that don´t have a good command - or have a limited command - of the German language. Help us take care of these patients: be personable, conscious of other cultures and be technically excellent. 

Information for doctors

How do you find the right position for you?

The allocation of medical placements take place according to a decentralized system at the clinics of the Charité. Apply directly to the clinics or take a look at job advertisements on the job portal. You can of course send unsolicited applications per email. For more information visit “Karriere an der Charité”.


Formal requirements to keep in mind

An offer of employment is only possible if you meet the foreign legal requirements. They differ according to your country of origin and nationality. Here, you can find detailed information in our guide for international doctors.

A license to practice as a doctor is a fundamental condition for every medical procedure. You can find more information in the guide for international doctors or through the website of the LAGeSo – the Federal Office for Health and Social Affairs -.


German knowledge – medical jargon at C1 level – isn´t just of interest for you or for your patients. It is also a fundamental requirement for medical procedures. At the Charité International Academy, we offer preparation courses for the Medical Licensing Examination.

For information about examinations, please go to Informationsblatt des LAGeSo – leaflet of the federal office for Health and Social Affairs.

Information for nursing staff

How to find the right position?

We are delighted that a nursing staff position interests you at the Charité. In doing so, you are choosing a highly attractive employer.

Our institution cherishes a strong welcome culture and diversity. You, our international colleagues, enrich our diverse fields of work in the nurse service.

Send your application to: bewerbung-pflege(at)

You can find more Information through the Application Leaflet or in the Career Website.


Formal requirements to keep in mind

In order to be able to work as a nursing staff at the Charité, the following requirements should be met:

If you are still staying abroad – in a third country – you have to apply for a visa with work permit at your corresponding Embassy. Then, the requirements mentioned above will take effect.

EU-citizens do not require a visa or work permit. For more information see the EU-freedom of movement regulations.

You can also get in touch with the integration management service in nursing: