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.
There are two options for the course layout:
- Theory only
- Theory + assessment of practical skills
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.
The course is free of charge for KI PhD-students and KI postdocs. Other KI participants pay a fee of 2000 SEK (including INDI). External participants pay a fee of 4000 SEK (excluding VAT).
Theory and assessment of practical skills
KI PhD-students and KI postdocs pay a fee of 2000 SEK (including INDI), and other KI participants pay a fee of 4000 SEK (including INDI). External participants pay a fee of 8000 SEK (excluding VAT).