2019 EBSQ Surgical Oncology Exam in English language
The 2019 Surgical Oncology MCQ/written exam in English language will be held on June 21st, 2019 at several locations globally to increase accessibility. The exam will start at all sites simultaneously (shown local times are different due to the different time zones). Please check your time carefully. The list of locations and the local times are in the table bellow:
|Exam Type||Place||Local Lead||Date of the exam||Time (local)||TimeZone|
|Written||Athens, Greece||Christos Markopoulos||21 June 2019||13:00-15:00||EET|
|Written||Basel, Switzerland||Walter Weber||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Brussels, Belgium||Ana Galan||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Budapest, Hungary||Zoltan Matrai||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Cairo, Egypt||Omar Omar / Mohamed El-Shinawi / Omar Youssef||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||EET|
|Written||Hamburg, Germany||Daniel Perez||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Istanbul, Turkey||Bahadir Gulluoglu||21 June 2019||13:00-15:00||TRT|
|Written||Kolkata, India||Rosina Ahmed||21 June 2019||15:30-17:30||IST|
|Written||Lahore, Pakistan||Faisal Hanif||21 June 2019||15:00-17:00||PKT|
|Written||Leiden, Netherlands||Jos van der Hage||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Liverpool, UK||Hassan Malik||21 June 2019||11:00-13:00||BST|
|Written||Ljubljana, Slovenia||Ibrahim Edhemovic||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||London, UK||Lynda Wyld / Tibor Kovacs||21 June 2019||11:00-13:00||BST|
|Written||Madrid, Spain||Isabel Rubio||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
|Written||Manchester, UK||S Chatterjee||21 June 2019||11:00-13:00||BST|
|Written||Turin, Italy||Sergio Sandrucci||21 June 2019||12:00-14:00||CEST|
There is a strictly limited number of candidates per location and candidates are asked to specify their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice when they apply on line. The Exam-Site-Choice entry form can be downloaded from the table bellow. Filled form must be uploaded together with all other documents. The candidates will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis during the first week of May.
The written exam includes the questions from the following areas:
The 2019 Surgical Oncology oral exam will take place on October 12th, 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, after the 39th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology. Only candidates who passed the written exam will be invited to take the oral exam. Candidates are asked to fill and upload the Sub-Specialist-Area entry form together with all other documents (which can be downloaded from the table below) in which they need to specify 3 sub-specialist areas of expertise. During the oral exam, examiners will select two areas out of the selected three which will form the focus of the oral examination. Please note that this applies ONLY for the oral exam. Written test includes questions from all above listed areas of expertise.
2019 EBSQ Surgical Oncology Exam in German Language
From year 2019, the UEMS offers the Surgical Oncology Exam also in German language. The 2019 Surgical Oncology exam in German language will take place on October the 1st (written exam) and October the 2nd (oral exam) in Wiesbaden, just before the "Viszeralmedizin 2019 congress".
There will be two groups of candidates:
The first group of candidates are the members of the German Association of Surgical Oncology (ACO) who completed one-year fellowship program of Surgical Oncology in Germany. In case of successful exam, they will receive both UEMS and ACO certificate.
The second group of candidates are the non-members of ACO. In case of successful exam, they will receive UEMS certificate but not the ACO certificate.
Both groups will have the same exam in German language at the same place and time. The content and the course of the exam as well as the eligibility criteria are the same as in English language.
The number of candidates is limited and applicants will be served on first come - first served basis.
EBSQ Examinations in Surgical Oncology
Please submit your application via this E-Portfolio only (use "apply" button). Hard copy (paper) applications sent by email or regular mail are no more supported. All scanned documents must be in pdf format, properly oriented.
|Application Form, Logbook, Exam-Site-Choice entry form,|
Sub-Specialist-Area entry form
and Instructions how to apply for the EBSQ exam in Surgical Oncology
|Application form (Word, PDF)|
|Logbook (Word, PDF)|
|Instructions how to apply (PDF)|
|Exam-Site-Choice entry form (Word)|
|Sub-Specialist-Area entry form (Word)|
Eligibility Criteria for EBSQ Surgical Oncology Examination (May 18th, 2015)
Examination fee and payment details
The cost of applying for the EBSQ in Surgical Oncology is €600:
Cancelation and refund policy: refund of the examination fee (€250) is only permitted if the UEMS is notified of cancellation at least 6 weeks in advance of the date of the exam. Candidates who cancel after this period will not be eligible for a refund as the UEMS will have incurred non refundable costs in arranging examiners at this point. Candidates requiring a visa should bear this in mind and apply for their visa in good time.
Candidates who cancel having passed the eligibility assessment will be able to apply for the exam within the following 2 years without paying the eligibility assessment fee again. Candidates who fail the exam may resit within 2 years without undergoing a further eligibility assessment/eligibility fee but will have to pay the examination fee (€350) each time they resit.
Further details can be found in the Instructions on how to apply, which can be downloaded from the above link. Payments must be made via Paypal