Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Laboratory Animal Science

when 21 September 2015 - 2 October 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 3435

The objective of this 2-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of animals and for the quality of research.

The course may also be of interest for those who intend to set up a similar course at their own location. For this purpose, during the course acquisition of teaching materials can be discussed with the course committee.
The content of the course is in line with recommendations of the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) regarding the training of the young scientist whose research involves the use of vertebrate animals.

Course leader

Monica Oostveen en Irene Bos

Target group

The course can be followed by anyone with at least a BSc degree in one of the biomedical sciences. In case the academic training has not been one of these, the candidate is kindly requested to send in a complete list of all relevant courses (including BSc studies) that he or she followed and the number of hours they took. Based upon this we will judge whether registration is possible or not.

Course aim

The objective of the course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of animals and for the quality of research. From the beginning of the course emphasis is placed on the facts that the scientist is the central person in the design and performance of animal experiments and that he/she has specific responsibilities with respect to the welfare of the animals used.

Credits info

Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 3435: Course + course materials + housing + mealplan

Students will be accomodated in hotels arranged by the course leaders. This is seperate from other Utrecht Summer School students.
Lunches and dinners during course days are included in the course fee.

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Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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