From: 13/07/2017 to: 18/07/2017 ESMO-ESO Course on Medical Oncology for Medical Students, Valencia, Spain                                        From: 15/07/2017 to: 15/07/2017 Breast Cancer in Young Women: Joint DFCI-ESO Symposium, Boston, US                                        From: 28/08/2017 to: 08/09/2017 ESO-ESSO-ESTRO Multidisciplinary Course in Oncology for Medical Students, Antwerp, Belgium                                        From: 06/10/2017 to: 07/10/2017 Eastern Europe and Balkan Region Refresher Course on Breast Cancer, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 20/10/2017 4th Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Tbilisi, Georgia                                        From: 18/10/2017 to: 18/10/2017 ESO Breast Cancer Observatory, Tehran, Iran                                        From: 27/10/2017 to: 28/10/2017 9th Clinical Oncology Update - Onkologia 2017, Krakow, Poland                                        From: 02/11/2017 to: 04/11/2017 ESO-ESMO Advanced Breast Cancer Fourth International Consensus Conference (ABC4), Lisbon, Portugal                                        From: 02/12/2017 to: 04/12/2017 ESO-ESMO-RCE Clinical Update on Rare Adult Solid Cancers, Milan, Italy                                        From: 15/12/2017 to: 18/12/2017 6th Arab and Southern European Countries Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Limassol, Cyprus                                        From: 24/03/2018 to: 29/03/2018 17th ESO-ESMO Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Nauen OT Groß Behnitz (Berlin area), Germany                                        From: 18/04/2018 to: 22/04/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Latin-American Masterclass in Clinical Oncology, Mexico City, Mexico                                        From: 6/10/2018 to: 8/10/2018 4th ESO-ESMO Breast Cancer in Young Women International Conference, Lugano, Switzerland

Admission to the Certificate of Competence in Breast Cancer (CCB) Programme will be by competitive application only and the selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and on the selection procedure.

Only complete applications which are received, together with all required documents, by the application deadline will be considered. Attendance is limited to 20 participants.
Applicants will be notified of the results by 12 December 2016.

The programme will start with Seminar 1 on 15 March 2017 (15-18 March 2017, Vienna, Austria)

The following documents are to be included with the application:

Curriculum vitae outlining previous education and professional experience

Copy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in medicine  or natural sciences or any other study programme covering the same contents

The above document should be submitted as a certified English translation

Copy of transcript of records  of the examinations taken during the bachelor’s degree programme

The above document should be submitted  as a certified English translation

If the point above is not applicable, record of all study achievements and examination results obtained in the course of studies until the application deadline

Proof of loss of right to take examinations or final failure in examinations in the respective programme, if applicable

Employment verification/reference letters accounting for professional experience in oncology

Personal statement, which explains why you believe you are eligible for this programme and how and why it will further support your intended career

Supporting documents to verify additional qualifications

The selection will be based on completed application documents and on the eligibility criteria.
Decisions on admissions are made by the appointed Programme Chair.

To obtain the Certificate of Competence in Breast Cancer, it is compulsory that participants attend all seminars and modules according to the provided time-line.

The organisers bear no responsibility for untoward events in relation to the participation in the seminars. Participants are advised to take out their own personal and travel insurance coverage.

Application time-line
• Participants‘ application to be submitted to ESO by 16 September 2016
• Notification of admission to applicant by 12 December 2016
• Participants‘ settlement first deposit on admission fees by participants by 6 February 2017
• Participants‘ settlement second deposit on admission fees by participants by 19 June 2017

A limited number of scholarships are available. For further information please see the section about Scholarhips here.