2018 examiners, from European and extra-European countries
2018 successful candidates (Fellows), from 23 different nationalities
Application for Board Fellowship
To apply for certification as Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (F.E.B.S.) in the "transferable competency" General Surgery offered by the "European Board of Surgery" and the "Division of General Surgery" a candidate has to undergo a two-step quality validation process: Eligibility and Examination.
A candidate successfully passing the examination will be qualified as
The Fellowship of the UEMS is a significant high-level indication of professional competence and excellence. It basically reflects the ongoing important European standardisation, harmonisation and quality assurance process in medicine.
Eligibility is a prerequisite for the Examination. You can see all the details about the Eligibility criteria by accessing 'Eligibility' in the upper left-hand box of this page.
New examiners not already in possession of the FEBS will be awarded the Honorary FEBS General Surgery. This Honorary Qualification is no longer conferred in response to a proposal or an application
|Applications Documents, Forms and Logbook for EBSQ General Surgery||Download|
|About the EBSQ in General Surgery|
|How to become an examiner?|
|Eligibility Criteria and Guidance|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Part 1, Type of MCQs|
|Evidence of Competence - Logbook|
Please submit your application via E-Portfolio only (use "apply" button).
Paper application is no more supported.
Address of the EBSQ office:
European Board of Surgery Qualification (EBSQ)
EBSQ General Surgery
Rue de l'Industrie, 24
BELGIUM Tel: +32 (0)2 649 51 64 | Fax: +32 (0)2 640 37 30
The total fee for the UEMS EBSQ General Surgery Examination is EURO 1000. This is broken down to EURO 400 for the Eligibility process and EURO 600 for the Part 1 and Part 2 of the Examination.
Please pay by PayPal €400 as eligibility fee first and a further €600 after approval for the examination.