Swedish law and ethics on the protection of laboratory animals

A web-based course about Swedish legislation and ethics in experimental animal research.

EU modules 1-2.

Two courses:

  • Theory only
  • Theory + practical training

Researchers with education in laboratory animal science from countries other than Sweden need to pass the Swedish legislation, ethics and animal use course before they will be granted access to animal facilities at Karolinska Institutet.

The course aims at researchers with previous education in laboratory animal science on FELASA B, FELASA C or equivalent levels (Directive Function A, D - EU Directive 2010/63 art. 23-26 and Directive Function A, B, D – EU Directive 2010/63, art. 23-26).

Previous education and training

If you have had previous education and training in Laboratory Animal Science you need to have your existing competence evaluated before applying to the course in Swedish legislation & Ethics. See Gain access authorization to animal facilities for further instructions for the competence assessment.

Course fee

Theory only

Free for doctoral students and postdocs registered at Karolinska Institutet.
For the rest of KI participants: 2 000 SEK (including INDI) and for externals 4 000 SEK (excluding VAT).

With practical training

Free for doctoral students and postdocs registered at Karolinska Institutet.
For the rest of KI participants: 4 000 SEK, and 8 000 SEK for externals.

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