Micro-credential Laboratory Animal Science – Function B and Core modules

Starts on 11.02.2024

Biomedical Sciences


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Tags: laboratory animal science, project design, felasa, proefleider, knaagdieren, dierproeven

How to use laboratory animals in an optimal way in your research


This course teaches and trains you how to use laboratory animals in an optimal way in your research and how to perform this research in accordance with Belgian and European legislation. In addition, you will receive an overview of the different types of animal laboratory models and their alternatives.

Target group and admission requirements

An undergraduate (bachelor) degree, preferably in Life Sciences, is a prerequisite to follow this course.

The target audience for the course are professionals, reseachers, PhD and postgraduate students who direct and/or carry out animal experiments. They come from all fields of biomedical and veterinary sciences.


The different subjects are taught via face-to-face lectures. These lectures are also recorded and streamed. Several topics are presented through e-lectures. Additionally, there are two training sessions and a group assignment.

Study load: 6 ECTS credits


Upon completion of the course, 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.

Course number:
Short- en long-term programmes
Area of interest:
Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine
Academic year:
2023 - 2024
Starting date:
Chris Van Ginneken

D. Van Dam
Contact person:

UAntwerpen, Campus Drie Eiken

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