M-20E - Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science: "Non rodent" species

The course is primarily aimed at persons conducting animal experiments with animal species other than laboratory rodents and can be attended instead of module 1. In order to fulfill the legal requirements of 40 h training and be entitled to the certificate for “Persons conducting animal experiments”, each participant is expected to attend the lectures in general theory and 3 days of training related to the species of choice.



In line with the LTK module 1 concept, lectures on general theory will take place in the modules 1 (in Zürich, Basel or Bern)
Training on different groups of animals can be selected according to individual needs. These trainings may take place at various locations in Switzerland and will include practical work.

Certification and costs

Type of course Type of certification Affiliated with an University in Switzerland External, from an institution abroad or from industry
entire course (5 half days theory and 3 days practical training): 40 hours certificate to carry out animal experiment (only in combination with practical training) CHF 1'100.- CHF 1’500.-
Only practical training (per day) Certificate for continuing education Universities in Switzerland: CHF 270.- Industry, external person and institutions from abroad: CHF 340.-

Registration and Dates