FELASA accredited courses

Courses accredited by FELASA under the 'Functions' system'.

FELASA accredits courses and not people.

Following EU-Directive 2010/63/EU and the Working document on the development of a common education and training framework to fulfill the requirements under the Directive (Brussels, 19-20 February 2014), FELASA is accrediting courses using the 'Functions' system', which replaces the 'Categories' system'.

EU Functions:

  • EU Function A: carrying out procedures on animals
  • EU Function B: designing procedures and projects
  • EU Function C: taking care of animals
  • EU Function D: killing animals

Courses that have been accredited under the 'Functions' system' are:

Country EU Functions +Modules Species Institution Course Organizer SA ID
Denmark Designated Vet Univ Copenhagen A. Hansen F054/15
Denmark A,B,D   M, R Univ Copenhagen K. Abelson  F032/10
Finland A, B, C, D M, R Univ Helsinki N. Kemppinen F025/08
Finland A,B,D M, R Univ of Eastern Finland K. Õkva F029/10
France A, B, C, D M, R Toulouse Vet School M. Kolf-Clauw F11/05
France                  A,B,C, D   M,R Univ Montpelier D Arnaud F063/18
Germany A, D 20, 22 M, R, Rb, D, C Univ Dusseldorf M. Sager F048/16
Germany A,C,D 20,21,22,23 M,R  DKFZ Heidelberg J. Schenkel F033/11
Germany B   Deutsches Primatenzentrum V. Stephan F057/17
Germany A,C,D ZF, F ZMC Institute J. Weiss F059/17
Germany A   M, R, Z Univ Mainz J. Steidle F031/10
Germany                                      LAS Specialist       Univ Aachen R. Tolba F050/18
Greece A, B, C, D 20, 21, 22,23 M, R, Z Univ of Crete M. Pavlidis F051/15
Greece A, B, C, D 20, 21, 22, 23 M, R Univ. of Athens I. Dontas F056/16
India A, B, C, D M, R, F Tanuvas Univ S. Ramesh F052/15
Italy A, C, D 10, 20, 21, 22 M, R Fondazione Santa-Lucia Rome C Riviello F023/09
Italy A, C, D     Assoc for Cephalopod Research, Naples Graziano Fiorito F062/18
Portugal A+B+D - M, R, F, ZF IBMC, Porto A Olsson F020/08
R. South Africa A,C   M, R Univ Cape Town B. Mohr F069/19
Spain A, B, C, D Choice of species Univ Autonoma de Barcelona P. Vergara F002/03
Spain LAS specialist Univ Autonoma de Barcelona P. Vergara F004/03
Spain Designated Vet 9,20,21,22,23 M, R , ZF Univ Autonoma de Barcelona P Vergara F064/17
Sweden A, B, C, D 20 M, R Univ of Uppsala M. Le Greves F026/09
Accredited to 31/12/18
Sweden   7,9,10,11   Karolinska Institute R. Frias F055/17
Switzerland A, C, D 10, 20, 21 M, R Univ of Zurich P. Bugnon  F027/08 
The Netherlands   B 3.2 M, R    Radboud Univ. M. Leenaars F058/17
The Netherlands    A, B 20,21,22   M, R, Rb Univ Utrecht J. Van der Valk   F066/19a
The Netherlands    B basic   M, R, Rb Univ Utrecht T. Rooymans F066/19b
The Netherlands    A,B,D   M, R Univ Leiden J-B Prins F042/13
The Netherlands A, B, C    M,R,SR  Univ Maastrict  A Teubner F067/19
The Netherlands A, B 20, 21, 22 M,R UMCG Groningen M van der Meulen Frank F068/19
UK  A, C, D  Choice Univ of Oxford M. Berdoy F030/10
UK   10   FRAME M. Hudson F060/17


C: Cat
D: Dog
F: Fish
M: Mouse
R: Rat
Rb: Rabbit
SR: Small ruminants
Z: Zebrafish


Courses accredited under the FELASA 'Categories system'.

* from 2015 - Functions - see table above

Course Code Country City Institution Course organiser Course language Accreditation course number
A0 Spain Barcelona Harlan RCC J. Zapatero/ A. Arano Spanish

Valid to: 31/12/13

ASpainBarcelonaHarlan RCCJ. Zapatero/ A. AranoSpanish

Valid to:

BCroatiaZagrebFidelta d.o.o.D. MarkovicEnglish046/14
BItalyRomeFondazione Santa-LuciaC RivielloItalian    


Valid to: 26/8/16

BGermanyAachenInstitute for Laboratory Animal Science    R.H. TolbaGerman044/13


GermanyHeidelbergDKFZJ. SchenkelGerman/ English

Valid to 06/06/17

BGermanyMainzUniv. MainzK. ReifenbergGerman


Valid to: 12/10/17

BSpainBarcelonaCharles River CRLT. De La CuevaEnglish

Valid to:

BSpainBarcelonaHarlan RCCJ. Zapatero/ A. AranoSpanish


valid to 31/12/15

BSpainMadridCSICM. MorenoSpanish


Valid to: 29/2/16

BSwitzerlandLausanneRESAL Univ. Hospital CHUVI. DesbailletsEnglish038/12

Inst. Lab. Animal Science,

Univ. of Zurich

P. BugnonGerman/ English


Valid to: 28/1/16

BUnited Kingdom OxfordOxford Univ. Veterinary ServicesM. BerdoyEnglish


Valid: 26/8/16

CBelgiumAntwerpUniversity of AntwerpC. Van GinnekenEnglish037/13
CCroatiaZagrebFidelta d.o.o.D. MarkovicEnglish047/14
CDenmarkCopenhagenUniv. CopenhagenA.K. HansenDanish/ English

Valid to:
31/12/2014. 2015 merged into 032/10



Univ. CopenhagenK. Abelson English


Valid: 24/10/17

CFinlandHelsinkiLaboratory Animal Center, Univ. HelsinkiT. NevalainenEnglish


valid to 31/12/14

CFinlandKuopioUniv. of Eastern FinlandS. MeringEnglish


Valid to: 20/7/17

CFranceLyonUniv. LyonA. MoralesFrench


Valid to: 14/9/16

CFranceToulouseVeterinary SchoolM. Kolf-ClauwFrench


Valid to: 26/8/16

CGermanyFrankfurtSanofi/ AventisG. ItterGerman/ English


Valid to:


CHungarySzegedUniv. SzegedM. BorosHungarian035/14
CItalyRomeEMBLMaria KamberEnglish


Valid to 2016

CThe NetherlandsLeidenLUMCJ-B PrinsDutch/ English042/13
CPortugalPortoIBMCA. OlssonEnglish/ Portuguese


Valid to Dec 2018

CSpainBarcelonaUniv. Autonoma de BarceloneP. VergaraSpanish


Valid to: 30/1/16

CSpainMadridCentro National de Investigaciones OncogicasI. Blanco GutierrezEnglish


Valid to: 1/4/16

CSwedenStockholmKarolinska Inst.D. GigliottiEnglish


Valid to: 6/6/16

CSwedenUppsalaUniv. of UppsalaM. Le GrevèsSwedish/ English


Valid to: 30/1/16

DDenmark Copenhagen Univ. Copenhagen A.K. HansenEnglish 


Valid to:


DSpainBarcelonaUniv. Autonoma de BarceloneP. VergaraSpanish


Valid to: 30/1/16