Ethics and Animal Sciences

Course schedule

Dates Start time End time Location Coordinator registrations
9 - 10 November 2021 10:00 17:00 Wageningen, exact location to be announced Marianne Bruining 15 / 15 Add to waiting list
1-2 March 2022 10:00 17:00 Wageningen, exact location to be announced Marianne Bruining 15 / 15 Add to waiting list

Course description


General Information

Target Group: PhD's and postdocs
Group size: Max. 15  participants
Course duration:


Language: English
Credit points: 0.8 ECTS
Self-study hours:  
Name lecturer: Dr. Bernice Bovenkerk



Ethics and Animal Sciences

Day 1
10.00-12.30 Introduction Animal Ethics 
13.30-17.15 Introduction Environmental ethics

Day 2
10.00-11.00 Culture and Ethics
11.00 -12.30 Ethics in the PhD projects of the participants​

13.30- 17.15 Animal Experimentation Committee


1) Reduced fee: PhD candidates of Wageningen University doing a Training and Supervision Plan (TSP) and post-docs of Wageningen University that are registered at one of the graduate schools of Wageningen (EPS, PE&RC, VLAG, WASS, WIAS, WIMEK) € 110,-
2) University fee: All other PhD candidates / post-docs as well as staff of Wageningen University € 220,-
3) External fee: All other participants € 440,-

Fee includes study and training material, coffee/tea and lunches.

Cancellation condition

Until four weeks before the start of the course, you can cancel free of charge. After this date you will be charged with the “University Fee”. Unless:


  • You can find someone to replace you in the course and supply the course coordinator with the name and contact information of your replacement. In this case you will only be charged a €50,- cancellation fee.
  • You (PhD’s and post-docs of Wageningen University) have a valid reason to cancel (circumstances beyond your control). In this case you will be charged the reduced fee and your supervisor/PI must send a mail indicating the reason for cancellation. 



For more information please contact WIAS,