Halle (dpa/sa) - In Saxony-Anhalt, significantly more applications for the recognition of foreign professional qualifications were made in the past year. Compared to the previous year, their number rose by 49 percent to 756, as announced by the State Statistical Office in Halle on Thursday. 681 procedures were completed last year, two-thirds more than in the previous year.
In 2021, 198 procedures or 29 percent were recognized with conditions, another 189 ended with partial equivalence. According to the information, 21 applications (2.6 percent) were rejected.
There have been more recognition procedures, especially in the medical health professions and in mechatronics, energy and electrical professions.