From Spain to the Netherlands

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Aug 17, 2016
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Hello guys,

I am currently studying medicine in Brazil, but I have European citizenship and really want to work as a doctor in the Netherlands.

My plan, at this moment, is to go to Spain and finish my graduation (what is easy for me). Then, I would be awarded with a Spanish diploma and would go to the Netherlands and start my life there.

But I have a doubt... I've done a lot of research and found out that there is the BIG-Register, that regulates doctors licenses in the NL, and they require EU diploma + EU citizenship so you get an automatic accept from them (only have to take Dutch test).

So, the question would be: how does it work in Spain? I finish the graduation and they give me the diploma, is that it? Do I have to join some Colegio Medico after it, do I have to work for some years there first? Can someone help me?

Thank you very much! :=|:-):

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