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.
- Study load: 6 ECTS credits
- Language of instruction: English
- Location: Campus Drie Eiken
- Faculty: Faculty of Pharmaceutical, 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.
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.
To take microcredential courses you have to enrol as a credit contract student.
- Request the faculty's permission to enrol with a credit contract by making a ticket in the faculty's helpdesk
- Follow the standard enrolment procedure (choose: credit contract > microcredential)
The tuition fee consists of a fixed amount plus an amount per credit. Tuition fees are subject to changes: consult the rates.
Student account and student card
You'll have access to all our student facilities: on-campus WiFi, the student portal and online learning platform, your student mailbox, the library, syllabus shops...
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.