Antwerp, Belgium

Laboratory Animal Science

when 19 June 2024 - 10 July 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 495

Teaches and trains you how to use laboratory animals in an optimal and most refined way in your research in accordance with the Belgian and European legislation. It involves online pre-training, tutor sessions, case studies, group work and role play to grasp all the different aspects of animal research.

Your application for the summer school should be submitted before 1 June (EU citizens or no visum needed), 1 May (non-EU citizens)

Target group

The summer school is designed for PhD, postdoc and professionals in Life Sciences and active in biomedical research involving the use of laboratory animals.

Requirements: academic degree certificate in life sciences (or related domain if relevant experience)

Number of participants: maximum 24

Credits info

6 EC
Successful completion of the summer school can be awarded with 6 credits according the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Upon succesfull completion of the summer school, you obtain a Function B (FELASA) certificate.
In addition, undergraduates in biology and veterinary medicine receive a Flemish and Wallon Categorie C certificate, whereas other undergraduates receive a Categorie B certificate.

Fee info

EUR 495: Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, lunches, and a closing dinner. It does not include accommodation or travel costs.