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.