EBU Online Written Examination

Date: Friday 17 November 2017
Time (local): 14.30-16.30 hrs.
Examination: 100 MCQs
Venues: Pearson VUE test centres

EBU Written Examination
The purpose of the examination is to assess whether the candidate demonstrates the minimum level of knowledge recognised by the EBU Examination Committee.
The examination concerns the entire range of urological topics including basic science.

The official language of the examination is English.

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 2018.
- Certified urologist: Fully qualified as a urologist by the recognised national authority.

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

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

National examinations
Candidates who sit the examination as part of national requirements take the examination in their native languages. 

Examination fees
To be announced.  

Pearson VUE test centres
The examination is taken at one of Pearson VUE’s secured test centres.

Application procedure
The online registration will be available between June and August 2017.
Detailed information is publised here early 2017.

Step 1: Apply online
Step 2: Submit supporting documents
Step 3: Receive confirmation of enrollment
Step 4: Receive confirmation of venue

Cancellation procedure

The EBU must be informed about a cancellation by e-mail (ebu@ebu.com). A cancellation fee will be applicable. 

Results and Certificate
Results will be announced by email. Candidates will receive a letter with their result by postal mail approximately 4 weeks after the examination. For successful candidates a certification of completion is included. The content of the examination is not disclosed. The results are provided only once.

No specific texts or sources are required or recommended to prepare for the examination. Candidates are suggested to follow the advice and recommendations of their national curriculum. 

The EAU guidelines provide a useful consensus of urological management.