EBU Online Written Examination

Date: Friday 16 November 2018
Time (local): 14.30-16.30 hrs.
Venues: Pearson VUE test centres

EBU Written Examination
The examination consists of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and concerns the entire range of urological topics including basic science. The purpose of the examination is to assess whether the candidate demonstrates the minimum level of knowledge recognised by the EBU Examination Committee. 

Eligibility Criteria
The applicant meets one of the following criteria. 

- Final-year resident: Trained as part of an official national urology training programme in a UEMS/EBU member country. The training must be completed before 31 October 2019.
- Certified urologist: Fully qualified as a urologist by the recognised national authority.

A certified urologist who is qualified in a non-UEMS/EBU member country is eligible to take the EBU Online Written Examination, however not the EBU Oral Examination. 

UEMS/EBU Member Countries
Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.

The official language of the examination is English.

Examination fees per candidate
- Applicant UEMS/EBU member country: EUR 425,00.
- Applicant non-UEMS/EBU member country: EUR 625,00.

Application procedure
Online registration will be available starting July 2018. 

Results and Certificate
Results will be announced by email and by postal mail approximately 4 weeks after the examination. For successful candidates a Certification of Completion is included. The results are provided only once. The content of the examination is not disclosed. 

National Examinations 
- Austria, Hungary, Poland: In compliance with national regulations this exit examination is co-organised under the auspices of the national urological associations. Candidates take the examination in their native language and are registered through their national associations.
- The Netherlands: Candidates take the examination in English and register individually.
- Switzerland: Candidates take the examination in German (or English if preferred) and register individually.
- Turkey: Candidates take the examination in Turkish and are registered through the Joint Board of Urology.

Cancellation procedure
The EBU must be informed about a cancellation by e-mail. A cancellation fee will apply.

Candidates are advised to follow the recommendations of their national curriculum. No specific texts or sources are required or recommended to prepare for the examination. The EAU guidelines provide a useful consensus of urological management. 

MCQ (including correct answers) used in the previous EBU In-Service Assessments are published. Booklets are available for purchase; download the order form here.

Online registration starts in July 2018.