EFRM exam

Following the cancellation of ESHRE’s Annual Meeting 2020 in Copenhagen due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have looked into different options regarding the exams. Since it is uncertain when it will be possible to travel again, we have agreed to postpone the 2020 EFRM exam to the following year, at the ESHRE Annual Meeting of 2021 in Paris (provisional date Saturday 26 June 2021). More information will follow soon.

ESHRE's collaboration with the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG) goes back almost 20 years in setting a syllabus for subspecialty training in reproductive medicine. Now, in a move to enhance this collaboration further and validate individual skills and training in reproductive medicine, ESHRE is introducing a subspecialty examination in which successful candidates will become European Fellows of Reproductive Medicine (EFRM) and qualified to use the title EFRM‐ESHRE/EBCOG.

The examination aims to assess the knowledge and skills gained by candidates during their subspecialty training in reproductive medicine and provide formal recognition of them.


The ESHRE/EBCOG EFRM examination consists of two parts:
  • Part 1 is a knowledge based assessment process
  • Part 2 is an objective clinical examination

Candidates can only sit the Part 2 examination after they have passed Part 1.

Timeline upcoming exams

 2020 EFRM exam - Part 1 

 2020 EFRM Exam Part 1
 in Copenhagen, Denmark 

 postponed to ESHRE 2021


 2020 EFRM Exam - Part 2

 2020 EFRM Exam Part 2
 in Brussels, Belgium 

 postponed to November 2021


 2021 EFRM Exam - Part 1

 2021 EFRM exam - Part 1

 15 May 2020 - 15 May 2021
 2021 EFRM Exam Part 1
 in Paris, France

 ESHRE 2021
 Results Part 1

 by end of August 2021


 2021 EFRM Exam - Part 2

 2021 EFRM exam - Part 2

 1 September - 31 October 2021
 2020 EFRM Exam Part 2
 in Brussels, Belgium

 November 2021
 Results Part 2

 by end of November 2021

 Exam fees


Part 1  Part 2

 ESHRE Member

 450 500 


 550  600

 Hard copy certificate 

(in Euro, VAT exclusive) 

Guide for applicants