European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma Examination 2019

The Council of FESSH holds its 21st European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma Examination during 2019 IFSSH-IFSHT Congress in Berlin, Germany. Any surgeon whose National Hand Society is member of the FESSH or IFSSH and who is interested in sitting this examination should make an online registration to apply for the examination.

Written part (MCQ test)

MCQ test: 15 March 2019 (Friday) – 13:00-15:00 CET in different European cities. List of centers will be confirmed by January 2019.

Oral part

Date: 16-17 June 2019 (Sunday-Monday)

Venue: Berlin, Germany – details will be confirmed later

Schedule: Exam will start cca 7:30 on Sunday with registration, 8:00 with a briefing and oral rounds start cca 8:30. Exam will last till cca 18:00 on Monday and till cca 15:00 on Tuesday with result announcement and handing over the diplomas. Please be present on both days as you will have one oral sessions on each day. Final schedule of oral rounds will be announced on site.


You can apply for examination online, using the following link:
»  Online registration

Application deadline: 30 November 2018
Acceptance notification: 15 January 2019

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