Accreditation as a Mark of Quality

Content & significance

EBU CME/CPD accreditation system

Let’s make a mark

Enhancing the value and legitimacy of educational activities

Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Professional Development (CDP) consist of educational activities, which serve to maintain and increase the knowledge and develop skills of urologists. How accredited CME activities make a mark:

  • Valuable to urologists because it improves their medical practice and keeps  them up-to-date.
  • Required in some countries in order to maintain medical licensure & certification.
  • Beneficial to departments, organizations & employers because it strengthens their employees.
  • Accredited CME activities attract participants from Europe and beyond.

The EBU was among the first boards to develop a credit system to control CME/CPD activities. Most EU countries have implemented a system of voluntary or mandatory collection of credits. Nowadays, it may be difficult for participants to choose the best one among the great number of different educational and scientific events. However, EBU accreditation guarantees that the event meets high academic and scientific standards.Martin Kivi (Estonia)

For today & tomorrow


By maintaining medical licensure & certification today, we enhance the value and legitimacy of educational activities for tomorrow.

UEMS-EACCME accreditation is a registered trademark that provides high quality, unbiased and didactic content
In order to promote the quality patient care through the improvement in the quality of specialists’ medical care throughout the European Union, The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) has been actively involved in the field of  CME-CPD. With this purpose, the European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME®) has been established. UEMS-EACCME accreditation is a registered trademark of the UEMS to confirm that a CME activity or e-learning material has fulfilled the UEMS-EACCME quality requirements.
For more information visit the UEMS – EACCME website



About EBU Accreditation
We launched the EBU CME/CPD credit system in 1998 and have developed it continuously. The current EBU CME/CPD accreditation system was updated in 2020 and gives Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) more equal importance.
The acknowledgement of accredited CME activities is done in accordance with the EU-ACME programme. The EU-ACME programme is an initiative resulting from a close collaboration between EBU and EAU. EU-ACME stands for Accredited Continuing Medical Education, which:

  • Helps urologists keep track of their educational activities.
  • Assists (inter)national urological associations in the implementation and organisation of the CME/CPD credit system among European urologists.
  • Offers providers a user-friendly web based platform to apply for accreditation.

For more information visit the EU-ACME website