Netherlands, Utrecht

Laboratory Animal Science

when 30 July 2014 - 11 July 2014
duration -2 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 3435

The objective of this two-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the human use and care of animals and for the quality of research. During the course the acquisition of teaching materials can be discussed with the course committee.


The contents of the course are 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 the vertebrate animals

Course leader

Monica Oostveen and 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 fact 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

3 ECTS
Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 3435: • € 3435 - Course + course materials + housing

Lunches and dinners during course days are included in the course fee.

The course fee does not include the species -specific module. Probably, this module costs about €150.

Scholarships

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

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