EBN - European Board of Neurology Examination

General Information

The European Board Examination in Neurology is considered to be a tool for the assessment of neurological training and for boosting its standards. It is an important step towards further harmonisation in European neurology.

Successful candidates from all over the world are conferred the title "Fellow of the European Board of Neurology (FEBN)"

The exam is unified based on European Training Requirements in Neurology and EAN Guidelines. It consists of a step 1 written part testing (handling) knowledge, and a step 2 oral part testing other competencies from the CanMEDS roles.


Joint Education Board

The European Board Examination in Neurology is a joint assignment of both EAN and UEMS SN/EBN via the Joint Education Board (JEB). Since establishing the JEB, cooperation in this regard is conducted via the board and has a designed framework.

EBN Exam 2023

15th European Board Examination in Neurology 2023

The exam will be held online for the most part in May 2023. The exact dates will be announced timely on our website.

Application deadlines: March 01, 2023

Please find more information about the EBN Exam and the Application Process on the Website of UEMS-SN: UEMS Section of Neurology - European Board Examination (uems-neuroboard.org)

Discounts and Funding

EAN RRFS, Full and Corresponding members, who participate in the exam, receive 20% discount on their congress registration.

All other exam participants and examiners receive a 10% discount off their congress registration fee.

The Resident and Research Fellow Section awards eight grants of 250€ each year to RRFS members that successfully passed the Board exam. 

Candidates for the grant must provide the following documents:

  1. Short CV (up to 3 pages)
  2. Copy of passport (in an attached picture file)
  3. Proof document that their application for the EBN examination is accepted
  4. Statement that they did not receive other financial support

To apply for the grant, please contact rrfs(at)ean.org.

 

JEB Examination Committee

In order to effectively organise the continually thriving exam, the Examination Committee has been established. This committee is a working group of the Joint Education Board that will coordinate and conduct all activities concerning the exam, from collecting and supervising questions to management of the examination on-site. The nomination is for at least two years.

Composition of the Examination Committee:

EAN Coordinator of the Exam

Irimia, Pablo
Irimia, Pablo
Pamplona, Spain

Members

Schoser, Benedikt
Schoser, Benedikt (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Munich, Germany

Additional member

Not from the Joint Education Board

Dr. Manuel Alegre Esteban
Pamplona, Spain

UEMS SN/EBN Coordinator of the Exam

Kuks, Jan B.M.
Kuks, Jan B.M. (MD PhD, Prof, FEAN)
Paterswolde, The Netherlands

Members

Edan, Gilles
Edan, Gilles (MD, Prof, FEAN)
Rennes, France

Additional member

Not from the Joint Education Board

Dr. Deborah McIntyre
Luxembourg