The next exam will take place in the framework of ESOT Congress 2023 in Athens, which will take place from 17th to 20th September 2023.
Exam candidates will receive further and detailed information in a sufficient time prior to the exam.
♦ We accept applications only through the UEMS dedicated web-platform. Access to this webpage will be open in due time.
Please note that once the deadline date to apply is passed, the link won’t be accessible anymore.
Applications by any other means before or after the deadline date are not and will not be accepted.
♦ Please note that you have to submit all the required documents and paid the Eligibility fee before the deadline date. The further payment of the Examination fee may be possible after the deadline date within 2 weeks from the notification of your eligibility (sent by email).
The candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of training in transplantation medicine.
For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application and examination process please contact:
The exam for awarding the European Fellowship in Transplant Medicine is organised by the European Board of Transplant Medicine of the UEMS Division of Transplantation in collaboration with the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT).
There is a separate examination for each module. Each candidate is examined individually for every module for which he/she has applied.
The Examination format is only oral. The duration of the exam for each module will be up to 60 minutes.
The exam will be examination on clinical topics that can include direct questions, discussion of cases, questions based on presentation of radiological and histological findings and discussion around the topics included in the syllabus of each module.
A pass/ fail mark will be decided for each module following discussion among the members of the examining board without the presence of the applicant. The decision of the examining board is final and is not subject to appeal. An unsuccessful candidate is entitled to one more chance to take the exam for each module that he/ she failed. The successful candidates are awarded the EBTMQ in Transplantation Medicine (with specification for which modules) and are provided with the relevant Diploma.
The fees for the EBSQ certificate in Transplant medicine are divided as follows:
– Eligibility fee of 200 euros, non refundable if the candidate is not eligible, and
– Examination fee of 200 euros.
The resit fee in case of failure is also of 200 euros.
The eligibility fee is to be paid when the candidate register for the certification.
The examination fees should be paid once the eligibility of the candidate has been confirmed, to finalise the registration of the candidate for the examination.
Cancellation/Postponement up to 30 days before the exam- Exam fees (if paid) postponed to next sitting + an admin charge of 90 euro.
Cancellation/Postponement less than 30 days before the exam – Exam fees not transferred to the next exam. If candidate was deemed eligible then they will pay the full exam fee + 90 euro admin fee. They will not have to pay the eligibility fee again if they have been assessed eligible.
Reasonable cancellations within 30 days of the exam will be considered on a case by case basis. Supporting documentation may be required.
For those who have been assessed eligible, you may postpone for up to 24 months. After 24 months you must go through the eligibility assessment again.
All fees paid are non-refundable. The exam fee may be transferred to another exam sitting if more than 30 days notice is given.
Senior transplant physicians with at least 10 years of continuous experience (from which a minimum of five years have to be spent in a UEMS full member country) who are practicing as specialists in nationally recognized National Health Services or University posts are eligible to apply for an Honorary Fellowship and to be exempted of the examination.
Two years of academic research in transplantation medicine can be included and accepted.
Submission of Honorary Fellowship applications is offered every year to senior transplant physicians meeting the requirements.
The Honorary Fellowship is not subject to periodical re-evaluation by the European Board of Transplant Medicine.
Based on experience, colleagues can apply for obtaining the Honorary Diploma in one of the following categories/ modules:
In order to apply for the Honorary Fellowship, candidates should fulfill minimal requirements by including the following electronically submitted documents (only English language accepted) in the application:
The letters should clearly state that the candidate meets the requirements for eligibility to apply for a Honorary Fellowship (10 years continuous experience and international recognition for her/his clinical, scientific and teaching activity and/or active memberships in recognized scientific associations in the field of transplantation).
All interested applicants are invited to provide the following documents to Susanne Beckebaum (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the UEMS Surgery office in copy (email@example.com) and to proceed with the necessary application fee payment (details below):
Bank transfer of €400 (to be made when applying – necessary step required for assessment of the application):
Name of the account: UEMS/Section of Surgery
Account number: 001-7195551-70
Name of the Bank: BNP Paribas Fortis
Address of the Bank: Montagne du Parc 3
IBAN Code: BE60 0017 1955 5170
BIC/SWIFT Code GEBABEBB
The candidate must indicate with the transfer their name and Honorary certificate transplant medicine in the bank statement.
The candidate shall submit all the required documents for the assessment of their eligibility by the evaluation committee of EBTM. Each member of the EBTM evaluation committee will independently evaluate the documents indicating the evaluation result for each candidate. In case of disagreement between evaluations on one or more candidates a supplementary joint conference for a final evaluation and decision will be carried out.
For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application and evaluation process please contact:
Susanne Beckebaum, Chair of the European Board of Transplantation Medicine (EBTM) firstname.lastname@example.org
Speranta Iacob, Senior Secretary of the European Board of Transplantation Medicine (EBTM) email@example.com
The successful candidate will receive a certification of their honorary fellowship. And, a list of the transplant physicians awarded the Honorary Fellowship will be published on the Fellows page here.