Source: A comment by Dr. Farhan in a Facebook Group called “Gleichwertigkeitsprüfung für ausländische Ärzte”, link.
A medical language test (of C1 level), like the Patient Communication Test (www.freiburg-international-academy.de), is starting from July 2014 obligatory to issuance of the medical license (Approbation) in all German states. This exam is however not yet implemented in all German states. Only in Northrhine-Westfalia, Baden Wütemberg, Thüringne, Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz is this exam now required for the issuance of Approbation.
Who is Dr. Nabeel Farhan?
According to the website of Freiburg International Academy (link), Dr. Farhan is the “medical project maanger”. According to the same site, Dr. Farhan has a medical speciatly in Neurosurgery and a Masters Degree in Medical Education. He works in Freiburg University Hospital.
The following is from an interview with Dr. Farhan published in the website of Goethe Institute in Abu Dhabi:
Dr. Nabeel Farhan is originally from Mecca in Saudi Arabia. He studied medicine in Germany and also did his PhD there. Now he is working at the University Hospital of Freiburg and remembers his study time.
Source: Dr. Nabeel Farhan – a doctor from Saudi Arabia studying and working in Germany, link.
To keep updated with information from Freiburg Internatinoal Academy, Dr. Farhan directed me to like their Facebook Page. You can find it here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/FIA-Freiburg-International-Academy