Course "Organizing and Operating Activities in a Rodent Animal Facility" - Milan, Italy     THE COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE NEW DATE DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DUE TIME

The topics and contents of this three-day course are constantly revised and updated to include the most important and timely aspects of functioning of a laboratory animal facility; special attention is payed to new technological developments, scientific needs of research and management concepts








Milan, Italy - Venue will be communicate to the successful applicants

Duration: 3 days
Registration fee:

700 euro + 22% VAT



Registration includes:

- Participation in the scientific program
- Coffee breaks
- Meals during the meeting
- Welcome dinner
- Training supplementary material

In the application form the CV is mandatory, it will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee to ensure that the applicants have the same professional scope in order to share common background and to maximize the training experience. You will be informed when the application is approved.

The course will only run if we have reached the minimum number of participants within 4 weeks of the course commencement. FGB reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, FGB is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.

The course confirmation will be accompanied by the Order Acknowledgement with payment details.

The invoice will be issued within 10 days after the course confirmation and cannot be changed, so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information (to be checked on the Order Acknowledgement). Only digital version of invoices will be sent to participants.

Payment of the fee is due before course commencement. Bank fee on your side

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made by writing (email or fax) to the secretary.

Payment of the balance of the course is due, in full, for cancellation received after invoice raising.

Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.

CPD Credits:

The course awarded: 20 CPD points by Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) and

2.5 days of training / continuing education for experimenters, study directors and heads of animal facilities by Swiss Veterinarian Associations

42 CPD credits by Royal Society of Biology


The course is designed to advance the quality of management and care of laboratory rodents. The experienced and competent teachers enforce an interactive approach of training by identifying problematic
matters and proposing technical solutions. The scientific program stimulates exchange of experiences and lively discussion between the attendees and teachers; also the visit to different functional areas of the animal facility of the Campus where the course is held contributes to facilitate the participants’ learning and to improve their skills on everyday activities.

Language: English
Materials: Click here to download the syllabus

We can help you to organize accommodation close to the venue, please feel free to contact us.

The venue is about 1 hour (64 km) from Milan-Malpensa airport, the expected taxi fare is about 100 Euros and about 20 minutes (13 km) from Milan-Linate airport, the expected taxi fare is about 25 Euros.