Specialized Orthodontics (M.Sc.)

Place of study

International Medical College (Muenster, Germany), University of Duisburg-Essen (Essen, Germany) and various other training places.


Start of study

The course of studies starts either every year on 1st October (by choosing the 2-years course) or on 1st March (by choosing the 18-months course).


Period of study

The study program has a total time commitment of approximately 1500 hours, which is equivalent to 60 ECTS credit-points.


The International Medical College IMC® performs postgraduate international Master's courses using a blended learning concept; theoretical contents (basic course and specialization course) are conveyed through our e-learning platform e-med via the internet, together with practical clinical courses, advanced trainings, lectures and seminars in our own virtual conference system.
The basic course and the specialization course concludes with an exam. In addition the students have to write a master thesis and to pass the final oral exam.
Attendance in Germany is necessary for two times for practical training blocks and one time for completion of studies with final exam.

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Admission requirements

License to practice medicine or dentistry in Germany, or equivalent license recognized by a state medical or dental board of one's respective country (must be equivalent to 300 CP).

Please note, that the Master Course in Specialized Orthodontics is an advanced course.
For participating a pre-education in orthodontics is necessary:
- For in Germany practising dentists is the advanced training "Weiterbildung zum Facharzt für Kieferorthopädie (German Specialist in Orthodontics)" prerequisite for participation.
- For foreign dentists you have to verify that you have done a special certificate which is equivalent to the "German Specialist in Orthodontics". We recognize special curricula (for example the Progressive Orthodontics Program POS) or the prove that you have worked in a clinic for orthodontics for some years.




Language requirements

The course is offered in German and English language.
The master study requires a satisfactory level of German/English. Your English skills should be at least on the B-Level (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR). There is no certificate necessary.



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This master course is an additional qualification for licensed dentists in the fields of specialized orthodontics and orthognatic surgery.

(Please note, that for to work as a dentist in Germany you have to do the equivalence exam to get the German approbation at the local government. Different regulations apply to the equivalence exam for different countries of origin.)

General course guidance for prospective and current students (+)

We offer a variety of consulting formats. Please see our contact page for how and when you can get in touch with us.

Contact to the faculty and advisory service (+)

Departmental advisory services

International Medical College IMC®
Schorlemerstraße 26
D-48143 Münster

Ass. jur. Claudia Belke
Tel:+49 (0)251 210 87 63
E-Mail: C.Belke@med-college.de
Whatsapp: +49 176 87428461

Ahmed Al-Ghussein, BDS MOM M.Sc.
Tel: +49 (0)251 26538158
Mobil: +49 171 8479626
E-Mail: A.Alghussein@med-college.de

Mahmoud Al-Ghussein, BDS MOM M.Sc.
Tel: +49 (0)251 26538158
Mobil: +49 171 8479626
E-Mail: M.Alghussein@med-college.de


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