European Examination in Core Cardiology (EECC)

The Gulf Heart Association is proud to announce that we as part of our objective of improving the quality of Cardiac Care in the region we support candidates that wants to explore the opportunity to advance cardiology knowledge and developed competencies in cardiovascular care. In collaboration with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the Union of European Medical Specialists Cardiology Section (UEMS-CS) and Gulf Heart Association we are inviting candidates to submit  their interest in enrolments in EECC.

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The purpose of the EECC is to provide a broad, balanced and up-to-date test of the core cardiology knowledge required by cardiology specialty trainees for independent practice. It is intended to encourage the acquisition of a wide range of knowledge and complement workplace-based assessments as part of a comprehensive cardiology training programme.


  • Cardiology Trainees
  • Priority to candidates that have completed core training and are in their third year of cardiology training
  • Registration Fee: 400 €


  • Feb. 24, 2024: Deadline for Submission
  • Mar. 18, 2024: EECC prep course access to all selected candidate
  • June 18, 2024: Exam date