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Postgraduate training in allergy and clinical immunology

Specialist doctor (Facharzt/Fachärztin) in allergy and clinical immunology

Training for this postgraduate qualification takes 6 years and is structured as follows:

  • 3 years basic postgraduate training (non-discipline-specific postgraduate training) in one or more of the disciplines internal medicine, paediatric and adolescent medicine, dermatology and venereology and pulmonology. Postgraduate training in the following disciplines is also recognized for a maximum of 6 months per discipline: haematology, infectious diseases, intensive and emergency medicine, cardiology, clinical pharmacology, toxicology, nephrology, occupational medicine, neurology, ENT, psychiatry and rheumatology.
  • 3 years discipline-specific postgraduate training at recognized training centres for allergy and clinical immunology. These 3 years may comprise a maximum of 12 months of research e.g. as part of an MD/PhD programme or a Postgraduate Course in Experimental Medicine with a focus on immunological laboratory work or a maximum of 6 months of fundamental research work in an immunology laboratory.

 

  • Postgraduate training centres (information available in German or French)
  • Information and regulations on postgraduate training for doctors in allergy and clinical immunology (information available in German or French)
  • Regulation on postgraduate training (Weiterbildungsordung - WBO) (information available in German or French)
  • Training objectives (information available in German or French)
  • Postgraduate training programme (information available in German or French)