Dietitian: Permission to use the job title
If you want to use the job title "Dietitian", you need a permit.
If you want to use the job title "Dietician", you need permission to do so.
- You have passed the state examination for dieticians after the legally prescribed training,
- You are not guilty of any conduct which results in unreliability for the exercise of the profession,
- They are suitable for practicing the profession from a health point of view and
- You have the necessary knowledge of the German language to carry out your professional activities.
Comparable training qualifications obtained outside Germany can be recognised as equivalent in accordance with § 2 (2) DiätAssG.
If you have a corresponding, completed training outside Germany, you may (in accordance with EU law) work as a service provider temporarily and occasionally without permission in accordance with § 1 DiätAssG in Germany. They must notify the competent authority in advance.
Further information on health professions in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the website of the State Office for Social Services (LAsD).
LAsD - Health Professions in Schleswig-Holstein
§ 2 Act on the Profession of Dietician (Article 1 of the Act on the Profession of Dietician and amending various laws on access to other health professions) (Dietitians Act - DietAssG)
§ 2 DiätAssG
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