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European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC)

European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC)

Welcome to the European Exam in General Cardiology (EEGC). Please note that registration to the EEGC is strictly performed through the National Cardiac Societies enrolled in the programme. Candidates are advised to reach out to their respective National Cardiac Society directly.

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in cooperation with National Cardiac Societies in Europe and UEMS Cardiology Section have developed this service of examination delivery.

The format of the present knowledge based assessment in general cardiology is the following:

  • Best-of-five format with clinical scenario
  • One three-hour paper of 120 questions
  • Electronic test taken on a computer at a testing centre

Candidates nominated by the National Cardiac Societies involved in this programme will sit the EEGC at Pearson VUE Testing Centres across Europe. Please refer to your National Cardiac Society for information on registration and all relevant information.


Registration is managed by the National Cardiac Societies involved in the EEGC programme.

Last updated 2019-02-15