ERS HERMES examination in paediatric respiratory medicine-Taiwan 2020

Following on from the successful examination in Beijing 2018, the Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society (APPS) will deliver the ERS HERMES examination in paediatric respiratory medicine in Taiwan, Friday 25 September 2020. Participants can register for the European diploma and upon successful completion, will receive a diploma in paediatric respiratory medicine and join our established group of ERS HERMES diplomates.


Registrations for the examination are now open. To register for the examination please email

This ERS HERMES examination is organised in collaboration with the Asian Paediatric Pulmonology Society (APPS). For more information regarding registrations and fees, please contact APPS directly by emailing: Please note that applicants can only take one paediatric HERMES exam in 2020 at ERS Congress on 05 September in Vienna, Austria or with APPS on 25 September in Taiwan.

Full day crash course

A preparation course will take place on 24 September 2020. For further information information please contact the APPS directly by emailing:

Examination format The examination has the same format as the examination delivered during the annual ERS International Congress. The 3-hour-long written examination is composed of 90 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) in English. The MCQs are selected from the [examination blueprint], and are designed around the consensus-based European syllabus in respiratory medicine, published in Breathe. Find out more about the examination structure and how to prepare. Examination guidebook Please read the guidebook for participants, it contains useful information regarding the examination.