Information for exam applicants

Maximum capacity for the exam in 2019 has been reached. In January and February all submitted applications will be reviewed by the Embryology Certification Steering Committee. By the end of February, all applicants will be informed whether their applications to sit the exam have been accepted.

The next exam will be held in Vienna, Austria on Saturday 22/06/2019 (15:00-17:15).

All confirmation letters have been sent out. If you did not receive your seat number yet, please contact
Participants need to bring this confirmation letter to the Exam badge pick-up desk on the day of the exam. The desk will be open from 10:00 until 13:00. Participants without an exam badge will not be admitted to the exam room. 

The participant with the highest score in the clinical embryology exam and in the senior clinical embryology exam will receive a free registration for the main programme of the next ESHRE Annual Meeting or for an ESHRE Campus Course in 2020.


Applicants will be expected to have a good knowledge of the following aspects of clinical embryology.

Literature list

Suggested reading list

The Embryology Certification Committee does not organise or endorse any preparatory course for the ESHRE Embryology exam.