European Board Examination in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


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The European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) are pleased to announce the next sitting of the European Board Examination in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism will be held on 8 November 2023.

Together, ESE and UEMS, have worked to develop a true European examination; with pan-European governance, supported and developed by National Endocrine Societies across Europe.


The European Examination is governed by the EBEEDM Exam Board, and developed by the Question Writing and Standard Setting Groups.

The Exam board is co-chaired by Professor Mark Gurnell (UK) and Professor Graham Roberts (Ireland);  nominated by ESE and UEMS respectively. The Standard setting group is co-chaired by Professor Mirjam Christ-Crain (Switzerland) and Dr Richard Quinton (UK). The Question writing group is led by the afore mentioned Exam Board co-chairs.

Full details of the exam governance and members can be found here.

The examination is supported, from a logistics perspective, by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), who provide an end-to-end solution to both ESE and UEMS for the administration of the examination.

The exam registration and grant application will be open during August 2023, exact dates will be announced shortly.


The examination will be in the format of two, 100-question papers, taken virtually utilising remote invigilation.

Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to receive further updates on registration dates, and grant opening dates.