Part 1 Written Exam

A summative knowledge-based exam

Next up!

Date: 16 November 2023

Local time: 14:30 – 16:30 

Formats: Onsite and online

Participation: Subject to eligibility


Type: MCQ exam

–  €525,00: regular fee
–  €475,00: reduced fee resident at a Certified Centre/RTPU

credit card only

Language: English

Important information on the formats
In collaboration with our partner Pearson VUE we offer the exam in two formats.

Onsite: Taken at a Pearson VUE test centre
Online: Taken remotely. More information and a system test for OnVUE are available here

EBU member country candidate

Final-year resident

Trained as part of an official national urology training programme in an EBU member country. Training must be completed 31 October 2024.

Candidate uploads the statement based on the EBU template signed by the PD.

EBU member country candidate

Certified urologist

Holding a national urology specialist diploma issued in an EBU member country.


Candidate uploads a copy of the national urology specialist diploma.

Non-EBU member country candidate

Certified urologist

Holding a national urology specialist diploma issued in a non-EBU member country.


Candidate uploads a copy of the national urology specialist diploma.

A urologist certified in a non-EBU member country is eligible to sit the Part 1 Written Exam only.
Additional information and/or English translation may be requested.

National Exams

In these countries the exam is a part of the national (exit) examination and co-organised with national urological associations.
In terms of eligibility different criteria may apply; candidates inquire with their respective national authorities. The national authorities decide whether candidates take the exam onsite at a Pearson VUE test centre, or online.


Austria, Hungary, Poland and Turkey



Urological Society or Medical Association

Urological Society


Native or English

German or English

Exam regulations 

These regulations apply to all candidates.

Pearson VUE test centres

Pearson VUE has a network of secured test centres in EBU member countries.

  • Placement in a test centre outside Europe is based on availability.
  • During the online registration the candidate registers the preferred city for taking the exam.
  • The aim is to have candidate take the exam in, or as close as possible to the preferred city.
  • Placement in test centres located in Austria, Switzerland, Turkey and Hungary is reserved for national exam candidates.

After receiving final information from the EBU the candidate books the exam through the Pearson VUE website; either the online exam or the onsite exam in one of the available test centres.

Register with names as stated in your passport/ID

The candidate must be registered with names as stated in passport/ID. Access to the exam can only be guaranteed when the candidate’s registration matches the passport/ID presented.

  • Register names as stated in your passport/ID.
  • Indicate the preferred country and city for taking the exam.
  • Upload the requested document.
  • Complete the credit card payment.
  • Finish the registration and receive an automated confirmation of registration.
If the application meets the criteria the candidate will receive a confirmation of participation by email. Should the application be rejected the cancellation is confirmed by email.
In September the candidate will receive an email from the EBU with a link to the Pearson VUE website. This email includes instructions on how to book the exam with Pearson VUE.
The candidate follows the instructions provided in the Pearson VUE exam booking confirmation and takes the exam at the assigned time, either at a test centre or via OnVUE.
The results will be available in our examination management system Examfolio. About 3 weeks after the exam, the candidates and national associations (as applicable) receive an email from Examfolio (
The candidate who has completed the exam receives a certificate by email.
Participation qualifies for 20 credits. EU-ACME members have their account updated automatically.
Candidates report a cancellation by email
€50,00 cancellation fee
  • Cancellation by the candidate received before 1 November 2023.
  • Cancellation by the EBU if the candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria.
The examination fee will be reimbursed after deduction of the cancellation fee.

No refund
  • Cancellation by the candidate received after 1 November 2023.
  • Access to the exam because the ID/passport does not match the registration.
  • No-show; this includes the inability to connect with the OnVUE system.
In case the registration is made by a registrant other than the candidate (e.g. Pharmaceutical company) the following procedure applies:
  • Online registration: The sponsor/registrant must have or create a personal account for the registration system.
  • Candidate details: The sponsor/registrant provides accurate information about the candidate. All information regarding the assessment is sent directly to the candidate's personal email address.
  • Payment: The sponsor/registrant completes the credit card payment.
  • Invoice: Issued in the name of, and sent by email to, the sponsor/registrant.
  • Results and certificate: Issued in the name of, and sent by email to the candidate.