M-6 – English

Weighing of Interests - no obstacle for your experimental animal license application!

Upcoming Course Dates
Thursday, 16 January 2020
Registration until 08.01.2020
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M-6 – English

Weighing of Interests - no obstacle for your experimental animal license application!


Before performing an animal experiment a well-balanced weighing of interests has to be done. On the one hand, the researcher must search his conscience regarding the research project involving animal experiments. On the other hand, he/she is also bound by law to carry out a weighing of interests. What sounds simple in theory, is often not so easy in practice. And accordingly, there are always questions to the applications from the authorities.
Is the weighing of interests an insurmountable obstacle when putting together an application for an animal experiment? Not at all! We show you how to do it and what to consider.
This workshop is aimed at all those who will write an application to perform animal experiments. Young as well as experienced researchers are equally welcome.

Criteria for the Participation

The participants must be involved in animal experimentation (as experiment, study director, Cantonal commission, KVET, …).


This course is recognized as one day continuing education in Switzerland by the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT).

Course Fees

Universities in Switzerland: CHF: 250.-
Industry, external person and institutions from abroad: CHF 380.-

More details in http://www.ltk.uzh.ch/en/teaching-and-training/Overview.html

Please note that we will charge you the full fees in case of a late cancellation of the course (within 3 weeks before start of the course) or in case of absence. It is the responsibility of the participant to inform the organizer of the course about the cancellation before the deadline of 3 weeks before the course to avoid the billing of the course. To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations in training modules.


Insurance is responsibility of each participant.