NOTIFICATION: the True/False MCQs in the Part A examination are being phased out gradually and the Part A examination will consist solely of Single-Best type MCQ's from the September 2023 diet onward. 


Part A Exam Dates for 2024

8 March 2024

13 September 2024



       Part A - March                    Part A - September         

 15 December 2023 to 15 January

       15 June to 15 July


About the PART A Exam

The Part A exam is the first step towards becoming a European Board Certified emergency medicine specialist. It assesses the knowledge base for Emergency Medicine practice including basic sciences applied to Emergency Medicine.

The EBEEM exam offered by EUSEM leads to official certification recognised by the Emergency Medicine Examinations Reference Group for Europe (EMERGE) and by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

The Part A exam is the official theoretical part of the exit exam of EM specialty training and supra specialty training in Flanders, Belgium. While the full EBEEM exam, is the official exit exam of EM specialty training in Malta.


Format and Structure

  • REMOTE participation: Part A is being held virtually on a dedicated online portal. The exam can be taken from any private place with a good and stable internet connection. Candidates will be provided with individual log-in to connect to the exam portal.
  • Duration:5 hours without break
  • Format: The exam consists of a knowledge test of 120 “Single-Best” type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Preparing for the exam:


  • Administrative fee : €100 (non-refundable)
  • Exam fees : detailed on the fees’ page (discount available for members)



  • Step 1: Go to your MyEUSEM account or create one here log in with your credentials.

  • Step 2: Click on the “Apply” button at the top of this page OR click on the “Exam A preregistration and application form” in your “MyEUSEM” account.

  • Step 3: Fill in the form, upload all necessary documents and pay the pre-registration administrative fees: €100 (non-refundable)

!! Be sure to have all documents ready before beginning your application. You must complete the form in one sitting, as your information will not be saved if you close it. !!

  • Step 4: Use the link in your confirmation email or the button “Overview of the registration” and submit the required documents

  • Step 5: In case your application is successful, you will receive an email after the deadline, with instructions how to pay the exam fee and how to attend the exam virtually.

  • Please note that candidates are allowed a maximum of six (6) attempts in total for each part of the exam.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION to know, before applying:

  1. Read carefully all the information about eligibility requirementsregulations, terms and conditions and preparation guidance.

  2. Prepare beforehand all the document you will need to apply:

  • Copy of passport*

  • CV in English*

  • Current medical licence to practice delivered by National governing body (example: GMC, SCFHS…)*

  • Candidate’s supervisor form with months in Emergency Medicine (click to download), signed by supervisor/head of department/clinical lead/head of training programme. Please use the specific form and underline how many years of experience in the EM you have (minimum 18 months)*

  • Evidence of CPD over the past 2 years for non-trainees only



Candidates will be entitled to re-apply for the examination for six (6) attempts, each Part A and B, including the first attempt.

If you have sat the EBEEM Part A within the past 12 months, or have been approved to sit the exam in the past 12 months but have failed to do so, you are allowed to submit a simplified application, please inform EUSEM staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you sat the examination more than 12 months ago you will be required to submit your full application again.

Candidates must apply using the same email as previously used (email used for past official correspondence with EUSEM). 

The same fees apply to resitting candidates.