The exam

Able to demonstrate an approved and appropriate education and experience in Sexual Medicine

Become a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM)

The Multidisciplinary Joint Committee of Sexual Medicine (MJCSM) and the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) collaborate in order to provide to medical doctors competency certification in Sexual Medicine. The examination took place for the first time in 2012, and it is carried out once in every 2 years.

Next MJCSM exam: February 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

We are glad to announce that in 2020 the next MJCSM Exam is supposed to be held directly before the annual ESSM Congress on the 5th Feburary 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

More information and details will be available in spring 2019.


Eligibility criteria

Only registered medical practitioners, who are accredited as medical specialists in their country of practice, or who are General Practitioners with more than 5 years' clinical experience of unsupervised independent practice, are eligible to apply.

Candidates will need to demonstrate an approved and appropriate education and experience in Sexual Medicine.

Candidates will need to fill out their cases in the logbook available at the MJCSM website. Two letters of recommendations will be needed (Preformatted recommendation letter for download).

Examination format

Competency on the curriculum shall be accessed through a written exam consisting of 100 multiple choice questions to be answered in 3 hrs.

Preparation material and ESSM Preparation Courses

The ESSM Manual of Sexual Medicine (2nd updated edition 2015) is the preparation material endorsed by the ESSM.

The intensive 3 day's ESSM Preparation Courses are held directly before the exam day.
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For further information please contact the MJCSM secretary: