M-13 – English

Basic Statistics for Animal Experimentation

Upcoming Course Dates
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Zürich, UZH Campus Irchel

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M-13 – English

Basic Statistics for Animal Experimentation

Learning Objectives, Form, Scope, Content and Target Audience

This one-day course gives participant an overview of important aspects that should be considered before conducting and while conducting an experiment.


The participants will learn:

- what are the important statistical parameters to consider before an experiment

- how to design a statistically sound experiment

- how to correctly calculate the number of animals needed in different experimental settings


The workshop is aimed at study directors designing experiments as well as all researchers working in this field wanting to improve their statistical knowledge.

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.-


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.