Interkulturelles Centrum Freiburg – ICF

Recognition for international health professionals

ICF - Interkulturelles Centrum Freiburg supports international health professionals in successfully bringing their professional profile and experience from their home country into the German healthcare system.

About us

This is how we stand out

ICF - Interkulturelles Centrum Freiburg is a non-profit educational institution. ICF has specialised in accompanying international health professionals during the recognition process and subsequently integrates them into the German health care system.

  • Our qualifications offer a high level of practical orientation.
  • We involve numerous experts from the field.
  • Our participants benefit from high-quality and multimedia teaching materials.
  • We offer individual consulting and coaching on career issues.
  • Our participants, lecturers and partners can actively participate in the further development of learning content, materials and services.
  • We guarantee consistent quality assurance of all qualification measures, materials and services.


AZAV accreditation and quality management

ICF - Interkulturelles Centrum Freiburg is an approved institution according to the law on employment promotion (AZAV)

ICF is certified according to the Accreditation and Admission Ordinance on Employment Promotion (AZAV). The certification according to AZAV includes all requirements for a comprehensive quality management system for further vocational training. It is a prerequisite for an educational institution to be recognized by the so-called expert bodies and thus by the employment agency. The AZAV quality audit covers the organization, the processes, the personnel and all criteria relevant to the quality of the education. Both the educational institutions themselves and the qualification programmes are checked, approved and regularly monitored. ICF fulfils all these criteria and has been certified as a provider of further professional qualifications according to AZAV since September 2019 by the expert body SicZert GmbH.

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For medical institutions

Your medical institution need qualified medical personnel who meet your requirements and are looking for long-term employment? With the help of our network of doctors, we will quickly and always find the right medical assistant for you.

A particular focus of our activities is the placement of international assistant doctors for specialist training in German hospitals.

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That's what our participants say