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Laboratory Animal Science

Course description: 

This course in compulsory for investigators, students and other persons involved in animal experiments. The course complies to legal requirements for qualification of persons working with laboratory animals, according Danish law and European regulations. EU function ABD is a prerequisite for persons carry out animal experiments, including euthanasia, and persons responsible for designing projects (license holders).

Intended learning outcome: 

After the course, participants should be able to carry out procedures on animals, design procedures and projects and euthanize animals for scientific procedures. 

Teaching methods:

Self study via e-learn, lectures and practical exercises.

Course leader:

Peter Bollen, Biomedical Laboratory. 

ECTS credits:

6,5 ECTS.


Biomedical Laboratory, Winslowparken 23.

Course fee: 

The course is free of charge for PhD students af the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark.
The course fee (covering materials) for other PhD students enrolled in Universities that have joined the "Open market agreement" is DKK 838.75.  External participants/non-PhD students must pay a fee of DKK 7,946.13.


Please note that any cancellation of enrollment must be send to 4 weeks before course start!
We are ordering the laboratory animals  exactly 2 weeks before course start and the number of ressources are calculated after number of participant. Therefore it is important that you kindly send us your cancellation at latest 4 weeks before course start! 

Last Updated 11.12.2020