European Diploma in Radiology
The European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) is an international diploma issued and certified by the European Board of Radiology. The document certifies a radiologist to have the knowledge and competence in line with the European Society of Radiology (ESR) European Training Curriculum for Radiology .
The examination takes place every year in Vienna, Austria, as well as in other European cities with the examination organized by national radiological societies.
- candidates must be in at least their fifth year of national radiology training at the time of the examination
- active membership of the relevant national radiological society in the year of the examination
- candidates must be European Society of Radiology (ESR) full or corresponding members or members-in-training in the year of the examination
Registration is available through the European Board of Radiology website .
In March 2016, the European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR) exam structure was updated from a two-day exam with a viva voce component, to a single day exam .
The current exam structure consists of three parts:
- multiple response questions (MRQs)
- computer-based (90 minutes)
- short cases (SCs)
- computer-based examination (90 minutes)
- clinically oriented reasoning evaluation (CORE)
- practical-oriented cases, computer-based examination (90 minutes)
Details correct at time of writing (April 2018).
Historical exam structure
Until March 2016 the European Diploma in Radiology was a two-day exam.
EDiR day 1 exam was divided into two parts:
- part 1
- short cases (SCs): computer-based (90 minutes)
- multiple response questions (MRQs): computer-based (90 minutes)
- part 2
- skills examination: practical-oriented cases, computer-based (40 minutes)
EDiR day 2 exam was divided into two parts. Only candidates that passed day 1 were eligible for the day 2 examination. The examination was oral, and there was one examiner per candidate (30 minutes).