EBU Oral Examination

Date: Saturday 2 June 2018
Time: Between 08.00 and 20.30 hrs.
Venue: Warsaw, Poland.

EBU Oral Examination
The objective is to test the candidate‚Äôs ability to evaluate and manage common cases in every day practice. Within the timeframe of maximum 55 minutes the candidate is examined by a team of two urologists on three clinical cases.  

Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must have passed the EBU Online Written Examination between 2013 and 2017. In addition 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 on or before 31 October 2018.
- Certified urologist: Fully qualified as a urologist by the recognised national authority from a UEMS/EBU member country.

Important note: 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, 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 and United Kingdom.

The applicant can choose from one of the following languages: Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Examination fee per candidate: EUR 450,00.

Application procedure
The online registration starts in December 2017 and detailed information is published at that time.

Step 1: Online registration 
Step 2: Submit the required documents
Step 3: Receive information about the status of the application
Step 4: Receive information about the time of examination.

National Examinations 

Poland and Hungary: In compliance with national regulations the exit examinations are co-organised under the auspices of the national urological associations in Warsaw and Budapest respectively.
Turkey: In collaboration with the Joint Board of Urology the examination is organised in Ankara.

Candidates take the examination in their native language and are registered through their national associations.

FEBU diploma and FEBU title
Successful candidates are presented a proof of successful completion during the diploma ceremony.
- Certified urologist: Receives the FEBU diploma and may use the FEBU title. 
- Final-year resident: Is presented a provisional diploma. The provisional diploma states that the holder will obtain the FEBU diploma, and may use the FEBU title, only after having submitted a copy of the certificate of accreditation as a urologist at the EBU office.

Result and Certificate
About 2 weeks after the examination the result letters are sent by postal mail. The results are provided only once. Personal requests from unsuccessful candidates for insight into one's performance cannot be met.

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

Registration starts December 2017.