Welcome to EBTCS online.
EBTCS Established to set Professional Standards
Established in October 1996, the primary goal of The European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (EBTCS) is to create a common high standard for the quality of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in all European countries. Read more >>
Examination Is Critical to EBTCS Certification
While the European Board examination is an important vehicle to establish such a standard in European Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the intention is not to set a level of excellence so high that it is only attainable by a minority. Read more >>
Prepare for Your Examination
Both the EACTS Academy organized by the European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European School of Thoracic Surgery organized by the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) provide tuition on the curriculum necessary to pass the Board Examination. Read more >>
An Online Resource for You
The European Board has established this online resource to help you keep abreast of the Board's progress, certification requirements, and programs. If you have further questions, please feel
free to contact us.