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Health care

Medical Professions

  • Physician
  • Veterinarian
  • Dentist
  • Pharmacist

Competent Authorities


Recognition of foreign diplomas: Federal Office of Public Health FOPH


Admission to the federal examination/recognition of foreign diplomas from EU/EFTA states: Federal Office of Public Health FOPH


Admission to the intercantonal examination/recognition of foreign diplomas: Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Health GDK/CDS

Paramedical Health Care Professions

  • Dental hygienist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Dietician
  • Midwife
  • Medical radiology technician
  • Medical laboratory technician
  • Medical theatre technician
  • Orthoptist
  • Nurse
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Rescue team medical orderly

Recognition of foreign diplomas: Swiss Red Cross