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The table below shows the number of decisions taken on professionals who obtain professional qualifications in one country (country of qualificationā€“ listed in rows) and apply for recognition in another country (host country ā€“ 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.

Doctor of Medicine
     

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: Doctor of Medicine

Host country

Qualification obtained in Recognition in host country
AT BE BG HR CY CZ DK EE FI FR DE EL HU IE IT LV LT LU MT NL PL PT RO SK SI ES SE UK NO CH Total
Austria (AT) 51 15 2 8 40 14 11 2631 2 10 15 493 1 5 63 14 1 157 10 31 84 306 73 1888 5925
Belgium (BE) 6 12 1 187 120 4 3 35 38 26 4 3364 10 3 1 62 27 411 20 599 4933
Bulgaria (BG) 50 140 28 10 67 20 96 1257 120 3 127 63 19 49 4 4 1 1 76 38 289 1016 135 153 3766
Croatia (HR) 72 17 1 22 1 2 111 33 1 17 26 1 104 266 85 1 760
Cyprus (CY) 2 1 61 1 2 1 4 192 264
Czech Republic (CZ) 145 54 53 14 35 1 4 14 905 8 6 149 31 4 25 39 26 13 406 5 16 265 616 401 151 3386
Denmark (DK) 17 13 1 9 1 17 8 5 3 1 16 9 20 2208 263 3091 37 5719
Estonia (EE) 6 11 697 2 16 4 2 1 2 6 5 57 1046 30 4 1889
Finland (FI) 4 6 3 25 18 1 10 9 6 2 4 24 278 124 64 24 602
France (FR) 3 1378 9 1 3 4 4 122 7 43 129 42 5 35 20 8 7 1 11 186 48 747 25 4499 7337
Germany (DE) 1661 490 62 3 15 78 486 8 88 74 66 68 219 538 4 3 54 17 1351 350 9 12 7 7 686 632 1750 798 19442 28978
Greece (EL) 18 444 20 378 4 59 1 7 99 1650 3 94 115 5 127 3 7 6 28 1071 4465 157 634 9395
Hungary (HU) 391 72 4 1 6 1 186 36 24 1392 13 376 53 27 83 5 4 27 19 5 88 1115 1338 1248 396 6910
Ireland (IE) 12 15 10 1 4 1 4 18 1 6 21 31 9 1 1 9 31 2616 64 16 2871
Italy (IT) 112 905 12 9 12 9 50 3 15 355 658 184 9 136 1 4 140 260 16 12 11 2 59 682 324 4007 90 4388 12465
Latvia (LV) 7 30 77 4 22 8 226 48 6 4 12 11 3 1 4 241 253 245 39 1241
Lithuania (LT) 9 42 1 10 1 69 2 13 8 195 65 30 2 1 11 20 2 7 330 385 326 44 1573
Luxembourg (LU) 3 10 4 35 2 2 6 2 64
Malta (MT) 7 1 2 3 1 35 3 5 4 545 7 1 614
Netherlands (NL) 19 1327 2 56 1 3 43 309 2 38 19 1 5 9 2 76 174 952 153 217 3408
Poland (PL) 40 105 40 209 1 12 34 892 3 3 516 53 45 236 5 3 1 597 670 1773 3745 282 9265
Portugal (PT) 10 168 3 38 2 73 96 1 36 14 1 33 1 1 2 124 49 867 29 143 1691
Romania (RO) 138 1957 38 24 6 71 28 1017 3355 218 553 608 450 7 25 169 2 6 1 9 127 1199 3039 522 567 14136
Slovakia (SK) 189 71 8 3 11 2304 20 3 8 592 1 42 122 62 6 30 41 1 22 17 139 375 699 83 4849
Slovenia (SI) 72 7 7 3 1 1 22 57 6 36 12 1 32 161 19 32 469
Spain (ES) 18 316 3 4 57 2 8 448 194 3 1 128 289 4 143 15 183 9 2 7 452 2072 121 559 5038
Sweden (SE) 9 25 2 6 969 4 329 8 20 3 4 18 32 1 2 24 62 1 123 396 3663 107 5808
United Kingdom (UK) 17 120 7 7 8 47 3 17 43 83 15 10 1095 60 6 54 160 39 4 4 2 1 76 218 149 166 2411
Iceland (IS) 62 3 2 8 4 494 24 265 4 866
Liechtenstein (LI) 1 5 2 2 7 1 1 43 3 65
Norway (NO) 6 4 6 1 195 14 2 12 2 4 2 16 8 37 571 115 37 1032
Switzerland (CH) 57 104 8 8 65 166 2 3 15 91 41 8 2 37 39 158 20 824
Total 3085 7887 239 24 518 2507 2882 49 1356 2653 15207 650 725 3951 2661 15 16 135 429 6351 674 258 81 603 251 3108 11150 30327 16244 34518 148554

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.