Biomedical Sciences


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Get your Function B (FELASA) certificate to run animal experiments.


The summer school on Laboratory Animal Sciences addresses all the essential topics when working in laboratory animal research, ranging from ethics and legislation over animal husbandry to safely working in a research environment involving animals. It trains you on how to design a research project in view of the 3R’s and a culture of care.


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.


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

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.

Course number:
Short- en long-term programmes
Area of interest:
Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences
Academic year:
2022 - 2023
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City Campus, University of Antwerp, Belgium

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