Magdeburg - The Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians () received 277 applications for 21 study places to be allocated within the framework of the Saxony-Anhalt State Doctor Quota. The KV, which carries out the application process for Saxony-Anhalt, informed about this today.
Around 200 applicants therefore meet the requirements to take part in the further process. This provides for study ability test to be carried out online in mid-May. “The application process is an opportunity for those who want to study medicine but cannot show high school diploma of 1.0,” said Health Minister Petra Grimm-Benne (SPD).
Because in addition to the Abitur grade, which is only rated at ten percent, it was above all professional experience and the test result that counted. In addition to the general ability to study, the test also tests motivation and personal suitability for general practitioner activity in rural region.
The applicants who receive one of the study places at the universities of Magdeburg and Halle undertake to work as general practitioner for ten years Saxony-Anhalt after completing her studies and further training as specialist.
Saxony-Anhalt was one of the first federal states to pass country doctor law and in February 2020 for the first time advertised five percent of the study places at the universities of Magdeburg and Halle as part of the country doctor quota .