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Laboratory Animal Science – Basic Course Main Focus: Mice/Rats

as per TierSchVersV

The course topics are communicated in e-learning sessions and classroom lectures (40 course hours)

  • Introduction to laboratory animal science
  • Applicable laws, ethics, animal protection and the three R‘s principle
  • Estimation and appreciation of strain and distress, humane end points
  • Fundamentals of care, keeping and feeding of laboratory animals, breed and genetics, diseases and hygiene
  • Fundamentals of test planning, statistics and standardisation of animal tests, alternative and supplementary methods

Main focus on laboratory animals mice/rats:

Anatomy, biology, physiology, handling, application and sample collection, anaesthesia, analgesia, fundamentals of surgical procedures, humane method of killing


A lot of time has been scheduled for practical exercises on mice/rats.


This course is addressed to persons who would like to gain the required expertise and skills for taking part in animal experiments.

Please contact your responsible authority in advance if this course is suitable for you and if it will be approved.


It is absolutely mandatory to successfully complete all e-learning units in order to be able to participate in the classroom lecture. E-learning is activated 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the classroom lecture; appropriate access information is provided to the participants in due time.
An written evaluation test on both parts of the course is conducted at the end of the classroom lecture.


19.-21. Juni 2018
e-learning: activated from May 7th, 2018
(6 weeks before the classroom lecture begins)
Classroom lecture: June 19th-21st, 2018
Tue. 11 a.m.–7p.m., Wed. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thu. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  • Prof. Dr. Stephanie Krämer


Early Bird-Preis: 1.050,00 € (bei Anmeldung bis 23.03.2018)

Regulär: 1155.00 €

The price includes access to e-learning, participation in the classroom lecture, refreshments incl. lunch and beverages, as well as materials for practical exercises.
The price is exclusive of VAT.


Begrenzt auf 24 Teilnehmer


Seminarzentrum berliner fortbildungen
Heerstraße 18-20, 14052 Berlin