FAQ - Recognition of qualifications as a teacher
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If you want to work as a teacher in the public school service in Berlin, but have acquired your professional qualification as a teacher outside of Germany, you will need a recognition of your professional qualification (brief assessment). In order to be hired for an indefinite period of time, you will usually also need an equivalence test of your qualification in comparison to the corresponding Berlin teaching qualification (detailed assessment).
Recognition of professional qualifications
The recognition office can be reached as follows:
The office hours by telephone are:
Mon, Thu: 2-15 p.m.
Wed: 10-12 h
Individual counselling is only possible after making an appointment with the responsible case worker following an application.