specialist examination

Date 7th and 8th of November 2024
Place Radio-Onkologiezentrum Biel-Seeland-Berner Jura
Rebenweg 38, 2503 Biel
Duration and contents of the examination The specialist examination comprises:
1. Theoretical-written examination, consisting of 2 partial examinations, each lasting 90 minutes
2. Practical-oral examination, consisting of 3 partial examinations, each lasting a maximum of 45 minutes
You will find further information in the examination regulations (see chapter 4 of the > Postgraduate training programme_DE, > Postgraduate training programme_FR)
Admission requirements Only doctors with a Swiss Federal diploma or a diploma recognised by the Federal Office of Public Health (BAG) are admitted for the specialist examination (Article 23 of the Postgraduate Training Regulation. The transitional provisions are set out in Article 69, Paragraph 3 of the Postgraduate Training Regulation (WBO)).

We recommend taking the specialist examination towards the end of the subject-specific specialist postgraduate training, i.e. after at least 3 years of postgraduate training in radiation oncology.

Examination language The written theory examination takes the form of a multiple choice test in English.

The oral practical examination is carried out at the request of the candidate in German or French. Oral examinations in Italian are permitted, if the candidate requests this and an Italian-speaking examiner is available.

Examination fee The medical speciality society charges a fee of CHF 1,000

The examination fee must be remitted in advance by 31st July 2024 at the latest.

If the candidate withdraws from the examination, the fee will only be refunded if the candidate withdraws up to 4 weeks before the date of the examination.

Registration Anmeldung zur Facharztprüfung 2024_de
Inscription à l’examen specialiste 2024_fr
Closing date for registration 1st July 2024
Other Please bring a valid passport or identity card with you to the examination
FMH information Please see also
Facharztprüfung Radio-Onkologie/Strahlentherapie
Examens de spécialiste radio-oncologie/radiothérapie

The examination usually takes place in the fourth quarter of the year. Notice of the exact details of the examination will be given at least 6 months in advance in the Swiss Medical Journal (Schweizerische Ärztezeitung) as well as on this website.

Recognition of foreign doctor’s diplomas is granted via the Commission for Medical Professions and takes about 6 weeks. You will find further information here.