The EUROSPINE Diploma Equivalence Programme
Societies with which an agreement has been signed for the diploma
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR EANS DIPLOMATES: Equivalence is only valid as of 2018 diplomates for the EUROSPINE diploma (not retroactively).
Equivalence for National and Scientific SocietiesAny European country/society can apply to this process as long as they are Institutional Members of EUROSPINE and have a recognised national spine curricula with similar aims and learning outcomes of the EUROSPINE Diploma.
To view the application process for national and scientific societies, please follow the below link.
To formally ask for equivalence, an application form must be completed by the society and returned to the EUROSPINE for review at .
Equivalence for SurgeonsAny practicing surgeon who has completed his/her education and completed a validated national society diploma programme can apply for equivalence. Several societies have now signed an agreement with EUROSPINE.
Basic Diploma Equivalence Programme SocietiesFrance / Germany / Greece / Iberia / Turkey / EANS
Advanced Diploma Equivalence Programme SocietiesEuropean Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)