What are the UEMS EBSQ Examinations?

Two new opened applications for EBSQ Examinations: Upper GI and Transplant Immunology!

What are the UEMS EBSQ Examinations?

In the absence of specific official title in the different surgical fields or specialities in European countries, the aim of the UEMS Section of Surgery is to assure standards of the product of the training of surgeons through robust, valid, high level specialty exams for specialist trainees.

Each specialty within the Section of Surgery has its own curriculum, eligibility criteria, and examination.

Passing the EBSQ Examination leads to the conferment of the title of Fellow of the European Board of Surgery in the corresponding specialty.

This conferment is a significant high-level indication of professional competence and excellence, and represents an acknowledgement of knowledge, skills and professionalism, at European level.

To apply, go to the specialty’s page you are interested in:

> Emergency EBSQ Exam
> Coloproctology EBSQ Exam
> Upper GI EBSQ Exam
> Transplant Immunology EBSQ Exam

📅 Different deadlines apply for each application! Check the deadline in the specialty’s page dedicated to the EBSQ Examination.


25th October 2023 – ESBQ in Trauma Surgery in Berlin!

25th October 2023 – EBSQ in Trauma Surgery in Berlin!

The application for the next EBSQ in Trauma Surgery is now open! The examination will take place on the 25th of October in Berlin. The deadline to apply is September 25th.

A national qualification in surgery in one of the participating countries is prerequisite to apply for attending the European Board of Surgery Qualification (EBSQ) examination in Trauma Surgery of the UEMS.

Further conditions to be accepted for the EBSQ in Trauma Surgery are defined by the Division of Trauma Surgery in accordance with the UEMS and the European Board of Surgery (EBS). They can be noticed in the eligibility criteria, which you can find in this page.

After passing this exam, the surgeon will become a Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (FEBS).