General Surgery EBSQ Examinations

EBSQ Examinations in General Surgery

Exam Info

Date: 11.03.2021 – 12.03.2021
Place Dublin, Ireland
Aplication Deadline 10.01.2021


The General Surgery Division has been closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and has decided to postpone the UEMS EBSQ General Surgery Examination initially scheduled for September 2020 in Dublin  to March 2021.
Candidates whose eligibility has already been confirmed by the Eligibility Committee’s: please note the new date of the examination (March 2021).

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:
Fellow of the European Board of Surgery – F.E.B.S.” General Surgery

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