Information to applicants

Welcome to the ESGO Exam that will be held on November 1, 2019, the day before opening of ESGO 2019 Congress in Athens, Greece.

Important dates:

April 15, 2019:          Applications open 

October 1, 2019:      Applications deadline


ESGO members                 200 EUR

Non-ESGO members         300 EUR


Athens International Conference Centre
Vass. Sofias & Kokkali, 11521 Athens, Greece

 Application process:

Please note that all applications are personal. To proceed with your application, you must first create an account, if you do not have one already. Please make sure that you provide a valid e-mail address, as all information regarding the exam will be sent to this address. Please note that the following documents will be required during the application process: 

  • Certificate of medical degree in ENGLISH (in pdf)
  • Short CV (in pdf)

All applications will be reviewed by ESGO Exam Committee within 7 days after the submission.

For more information about the application procedure, please contact the ESGO Office: 

Methods of payment:

The application fee must be paid in advance upon confirmation of application. Should the payment is not received within 10 working days, your seat may be offered to another candidate on the waiting list. 

Payment of fees should be done online via this registration system. This can be done using most major credit or debit cards.

There are only two exceptions to this rule:

  • If you live in a country outside Europe where credit cards may not work (a few countries in Middle East and Africa), then you can also write an email to and state your name and which exam you are applying for.
  • If your hospital (or other external party) wishes to pay for you or a group of colleagues via invoice and bank transfer then have them to contact and include information for which names they wish to pay for and address/email for invoice.
A small manual fee will be added to manually process the payment.

Cancelation and refund policy:

Any cancelation must be submitted to examination secretariat ( in writing.

  • Before August 31, 2019             50 % refund  
  • Starting September 1, 2019      non-refundable.

 You can however receive 50% discount for the next ESGO Exam that will be held in June 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark, during the next ESGO Conference.

No show, no refund.

For any question regarding the ESGO Exam please contact Michaela Cidlinova at 

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  • Manual review

    Your application will be vetted by an ESGO official. You will be notified by e-mail whether or not you are approved.
  • Registration fee

    After the registration fee has been paid, your seat for the exam will be guaranteed.