EBU Oral Examination

Date: Saturday 27 June 2020
Time: Between 08.00 and 20.15 hrs
Venue: Warsaw, Poland.

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 four clinical cases.  

Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must have passed the EBU Online Written Examination from 2015 up till and including 2019. In addition the applicant meets one of the following criteria.

UEMS/EBU Applicant


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, or on 31 October 2020.

Certified urologist

Holding a certificate of accreditation in urology issued in a UEMS/EBU member country. 

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 FEBU 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 and United Kingdom.

The examination is offered in the following languages: Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
A minimum number of candidates per language may be considered.

Examination fee per candidate
To be announced.

Application procedure
Online registration available between December 2019 and January 2020.

Provisional programme
08.00-12.30: Examination sessions 1-4.
13.35-18.00: Examination sessions 5-8.
19.30-20.15: Announcement of results and diploma ceremony.

To ensure a fair examination the candidates of the first 3 morning and first 3 afternoon sessions will have to remain at the venue until the last morning and last afternoon sessions have started. Respective candidates will have to wait in the designated waiting area once their examination session has ended. 

Electronic equipment
The use of electronic equipment is not allowed in the examination room and the sequestering area. Candidates who do not adhere to this policy will be disqualified.

Scoring system

FEBU diploma and FEBU title
Successful candidates are presented the FEBU diploma and may use the FEBU title. 

EU-ACME accreditation
Following the EU-ACME credit system the FEBU diploma qualifies for 50 credits.

Result and Certificate
Candidates receive a result letter. The content of the examination is not disclosed.

National (exit) examinations
In these countries the EBU Oral Examination is co-organised under the auspices of the national urological associations. 
- Hungary: Budapest. 
- Poland: Warsaw. 
- Turkey: Istanbul.
Candidates take the examination in their native language and are registered through their national associations. 

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