Dear Colleagues
last months had been very challenging for people all around the world and for health care professionals.
Worldwide, the biomedical research community has been called to explore and work in support to clinics; great efforts and projects are still in progress.
In the meantime, scientists and preclinical professionals worked hardly to preserve research quality and guarantee the welfare of the animals in their responsibility.
In this "COVID period" the Scientific Committee  has set a new educational offer, providing online resources to enrich the FGB training portfolio.
We are pleased to invite you to give a look to our first online course: WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR RODENT FACILITY?. Through this distance learning event you will appreciate outstanding expertise and will experience interactive sharing and exchange of knowledge; finally, you will have the opportunity to "enter virtually" in an animal facility.






Online Course through Zoom

Duration: from 9:00 to 15:30 CEST
Registration fee:

We are pleased to offer our first online FGB course at the very special price of 150 € + 22% VAT.



Registration for the online course has been closed because we have reached the maximum number of registrations. Thank you for your interest!

Please contact the secretary at to be placed on a waiting list

Registration includes:

Participation in the scientific program
- 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 confirmation will be accompanied by the Proforma Invoice 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 Proforma Invoice). 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:

Approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD, this event may be counted as 15
CPD credits

This event is recognized as 1.5 days of further training for people carrying out the experiments, heads of experiments, animal keepers specializing in experimental animals and heads of animal husbandry by Swiss Veterinarian Associations


The course applied also for  CPD points by Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) 


This two-day on-line introductory course is designed to provide the key aspects for the management of a modern laboratory rodent facility.

Layout & functional areas, bio-containment & bio-exclusion, washing & decontamination, health monitoring concepts will be described with particular attention to new technological developments, scientific needs of research and management concepts.

Theoretical and practical examples will be used to enhance the participants’ knowledge and improve their skills on everyday activities developing a critical approach to the choices made daily for the management of the animal care and safety of operators.

Language: English
Materials: Click here to download the syllabus