M-13E Trial design and power calculation

Learning objectives

Power calculation is an important requirement for the planing of animal experiments. This course gives participant an overview of important aspects that should be considered before conducting and while conducting an experiment. The main objective of this course is to enable study directors and animal experimenters to design their experiments with an appropriate number of animals.


This course will be given in English language

Criteria for the participation

The participants must be involved in animal experimentation (as experiment, study director, Cantonal commission, KVET, …).


This course is recognized as one day continuing education in Switzerland by the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT)
Insurance Insurance is responsibility of each participant.

Course fees

Academia in Switzerland: 200.- CHF
Industry/External participants: 300.- CHF

Please note that we will charge you in case of a late cancellation of the course (100 SFR within 3 weeks before start of the course; full fee within 7 days before the course). To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for further education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations of continuous training modules.

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