The UCAN scientific advisory council will meet in Heidelberg on 16.-17. December 2015. The main function of the advisory council is to foster joint research programs within the consortium.


Before we set eyes on our 10th anniversary year 2016 we would like to use our motivation for the remaining projects in 2015, such as the first entirely web-based Competency Progress Test in November. We hope to provide an interesting reading with this newsletter and look forward to hearing from you soon!


The GMA has published its special assessment edition of the GMS magazine. In it, various international experts, many of them UCAN partners, share their insights on the current challenges in medical assessment.


In September, both the GMA and the AMEE confrences took place in Leipzig (Germany) and Glasgow (Scotland). UCAN contributed to the conferences with scientific input as well as an exhibition booth. UCAN members can download the presentations...


Wir möchten Sie als Partner_in herzlich einladen, sich mit einem Kurzvortrag oder einem Poster am Partnertreffen 2016 zu beteiligen. Die Themenbereiche sowie alle nötigen Informationen finden sie hier.


Web-based progress test 2015

From 16th to 29th November 2015, the 3rd UCAN Competency Progress Test took place at 12 partner faculties in Germany and Austria. Close to 1000 students took the test, using their own computers/ tablets for the online test. 

We would like to thank all participants and hope to have you back for the Progress test 2016!

About UCAN


UCAN serves as umbrella organization for various "assessment networks" in the field of educational examinations. We promote and facilitate interfaculty cooperation through advice, networking, collaborative research and the development of software tools.


Discover the UCAN toolbox

Quality-assured item and exam management, exam delivery on tablets, desktop computers or scanner-readable paper sheets - automatic evaluation and test statistics:  
The UCAN TOOLS assist you during each step of your assessment workflow. 

Latest Software

tEXAM is UCANs new app for delivering written exams on tablets computers. 

With the tPRESENTER extension, assessors can remote-control media files from their tablet on a second device.