Examination Committee

Delivering high-quality exams

The committee strives to offer high-quality exams reflecting European standards. Members are involved in the realization and further development of the different exams by attending the bi-annual committee meetings and:

  • Developing content (MCQs) for the In-Service Assessment and Part 1 Written Exam
  • Creating case-based scenarios for the Part 2 Oral Exam
  • Participating in the Part 2 Oral Exam
  • Contributing to developments

Annually organises and carries out the:

“FEBU title bears a subtle distinction among fellow urologists showing they are willing to test their knowledge on the international level. It breaks borders and connects urologists across Europe promoting the highest standards of care for our patients. Serving on the EBU Examination Committee means great honor and privilege, but also the obligation of continuous learning ensuring the unbiased and high-quality assessment of all our colleagues who aspire to become Fellows of the EBU.”

Igor Tomašković (Croatia)

Certification Committee

Urology training based on European standards

The work of this committee is to standardise urological training at the highest possible level  in Europe. Members commit by attending the bi-annual meetings and:

  • Reviewing applications of the certification programmes
  • Performing site visits as part of the Residency Training Programme in Urology (RTPU) certification programme (max. 2 per year)
  • Updating the requirements for certification programmes
  • Contributing to developments

Three certification programmes are offered:

“It is a privilege to do site visits to urology training centres in Europe, all working towards high-quality training reflected by a EBU certification”

Mia Madsen (Denmark)

Accreditation Committee

Setting standards for CME activities

The committee is responsible for overseeing the quality of educational events. Members contribute to the committee’s objectives by attending the bi-annual committee meetings and:

  • Reviewing applications for live educational events and e-learning activities.
  • Maintaining the European Urology Residency Curriculum in conjunction with other relevant parties
  • Contributing to developments

“The EBU developed a special credit system to control CME/CPD activities, one of the most recognized and commonly used in Europe. The CME / CPE accreditation system gets constantly developed, upgraded and modified in order to provide its easier use on all level of Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Professional Development. Most of EU countries are involved in a voluntary 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)