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The table below shows the number of decisions taken on professionals who obtain professional qualifications in one country (country of qualification– listed in rows) and apply for recognition in another country (host country – listed in columns) to practice there on a permanent basis.

Data covers all types of recognition decisions: positive (agreement) or negative (refusal) taken by host countries.

It is possible to filter the table to view a certain type of decision or a given period.

Nurse
     

Country of qualification

The graph on the left presents the top five countries where migrating professionals obtained their professional qualifications.

The graph on the right presents the top five countries where migrating professionals had their qualifications recognized.

The graphs are based on the statistics provided by the Member States, displayed also in the table below. They are updated according to the search criteria introduced in the filter above.

Period from: All
Period to: All
Decisions taken by host country: All
Country of qualification: All
Host country: All
Profession: Nurse

Host country

Qualification obtained in Recognition in host country
AT BE BG CY CZ DK EE FI FR DE EL HU IE IT LV LT LU NL PL PT RO SK SI SE UK NO CH Total
Austria (AT) 3 2 2 148 8 24 2 20 6 15 5 60 1 179 475
Belgium (BE) 14 3 46 28 6 1 223 433 1 4 60 4 147 970
Bulgaria (BG) 46 68 13 3 5 5 4 265 11 10 97 1 1 3 1 2 923 12 123 1593
Croatia (HR) 37 37
Cyprus (CY) 18 1 37 56
Czech Republic (CZ) 131 3 1 5 171 3 32 22 1 6 3 2 6 176 7 62 631
Denmark (DK) 4 2 2 2 9 7 1 17 260 95 1252 10 1661
Estonia (EE) 6 8 466 1 26 13 2 7 5 65 125 6 730
Finland (FI) 5 8 14 14 1 56 1 12 190 172 233 21 727
France (FR) 4 641 2 6 2 38 1 17 6 507 31 1 6 4 171 5 2894 4336
Germany (DE) 2450 113 1 4 333 23 2 16 3 125 73 1 579 414 7 17 1 10 133 540 226 2876 7947
Greece (EL) 1 4 102 3 3 1 24 1 1 5 1 20 140 6 4 316
Hungary (HU) 543 10 2 1 19 5 5 317 23 207 29 10 7 1 14 326 9 60 1588
Ireland (IE) 1 1 2 13 4 1807 2 1830
Italy (IT) 69 24 1 6 2 8 49 18 10 1 1 9 404 5 682 1289
Latvia (LV) 5 3 4 3 2 105 20 1 1 6 142 236 14 542
Lithuania (LT) 4 3 9 3 3 122 80 7 2 11 15 174 436 9 878
Luxembourg (LU) 1 6 9 46 3 65
Malta (MT) 1 1 6 1 1 76 3 89
Netherlands (NL) 16 290 9 5 4 47 1 1 11 7 4 1 36 133 24 56 645
Poland (PL) 115 229 1 32 93 7 44 1163 1 5 406 106 1 3 69 1 32 1819 225 125 4477
Portugal (PT) 2 173 2 1 8 33 98 10 8 6 2044 9 405 2799
Romania (RO) 174 824 13 33 1 137 595 8 129 156 2685 1 8 5 29 2530 29 241 7598
Slovakia (SK) 853 5 1 2394 3 1 4 118 37 34 17 4 2 4 3 183 50 179 3892
Slovenia (SI) 139 1 1 15 2 22 2 1 10 1 5 199
Spain (ES) 2 48 7 34 11 28 72 83 2 13 1 34 16 2151 77 76 2655
Sweden (SE) 5 4 1 592 144 1 35 22 2 1 19 1 187 6008 19 7041
United Kingdom (UK) 10 22 2 1 20 9 12 36 2 2765 3 3 88 4 3 1 38 50 45 3114
Iceland (IS) 61 2 1 4 45 22 371 2 508
Liechtenstein (LI) 1 2 2 1 6
Norway (NO) 1 122 7 7 7 1 1 11 1 133 66 5 362
Switzerland (CH) 56 14 1 4 13 67 4 10 21 2 9 31 7 239
Total 4656 2497 3 133 2439 1361 3 725 314 3492 42 178 4000 3377 3 3 1339 1257 17 76 13 16 36 1026 14628 9410 8251 59295

Documents with decisions


2005-2006 statistics for this sectoral profession have been provided separately below.These figures are for automatic recognition only. Statistics for Doctor of medicine and Dental Practitioner are global statistics and do not give any breakdown into either basic or specialised training.

The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals, contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.