Criteria to apply as an EBO Examiner

EBO Application 2020

From 2020 there will be two annual EBOD Comprehensive Exams:

Force Majeure Exam, 4 September, Paris *DUE TO COVID 19 THIS EXAM HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED*

Autumn Exam 8-9 October, Berlin*DUE TO COVID 19 THIS EXAM HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED*

Examiner Applications for Autumn Exam: please follow link below.

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING TO EXAMINE AT THE EBO EXAM

Since the 2018 exam the examiner criteria will change. It is now important that, all examiners adhere to the following criteria:

  • Language: fluent English and preferably one or two other European languages
  • Ophthalmology training completed in a full or associate member state of the EU (minimum 4 years)
  • Specialist title in Ophthalmology
  • Minimum 5 years practice after Specialist diploma
  • Experience in residence teaching and training to include one of the following:
    • Full or partial activity in residence teaching and / or training in academic position
    • Permanent position in a post-graduate teaching hospital
    • Expertise to examine in at least one of the main topics of the Viva Voce examination
  • NEW: National Delegates may approve examiners with an exceptional contribution

Requirements for NEW Examiners

Please note that you need to provide the following documents following your application. Please email these documents to lisa.flanagan@ebo-online.org

  • Short motivation letter
  • Letter of recommendation from National Society
  • Copy of specialist diploma
  • Completed application form

Examiners participating at the EBO-Exam for the first time may have the position of an observer.

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