Applications open on 12th June 2023 for the first ever Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination in Athens, Greece.

  • 31 Jan 2023
  • RCOphth

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce that their prestigious Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination will be held in Athens, Greece for the first time in October 2023.

This marks the first time that the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral exam will be available to sit on the European mainland, enabling candidates in European and neighbouring countries to sit the exam closer to home.

Applications for these exams open on 12 June 2023 and will close on 7 August 2023. Candidates from across Europe and other countries are encouraged to use this opportunity to sit the exam.

The Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination will take place on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October 2023.

To be able to sit the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination, candidates must have passed the Part 1 FRCOphth, Refraction Certificate and the Part 2 FRCOphth Written examinations.

Applications can be made for this exam from 12 June 2023 by visiting this RCOphth website page:

The RCOphth is very pleased to be working with the Hellenic College of Ophthalmology to deliver the FRCOphth Part 2 Oral examination in Greece for the first time.

The exam will be held at the Divani Caravel hotel, Athens.

For further information, please contact Dylan Costello, Head of Examinations for the RCOphth at [email protected]