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Berlin-Brandenburg Research Platform BB3R

Course "Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing"

Apr 18, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016


This award-winning course introduces under-graduate and graduate students into the ethical and legal challenges of animal tests. Participants will learn about the requirements to develop alternative apporaches to animal testing as well as about internationally accepted in vivo and in vitro test systems. The course is part of the Berlin-Brandenburg research platform BB3R with integrated graduate education and will take place in the winter term 2018.



During the winter term 2018, eight classes will be organized. Each Thursday (2.30 p.m. - 4.p.m.), two (inter)-national experts will give insights into the latest developments on their field of expertise and discuss upcoming issues with the participants.

Participation is free of charge. You can join us either online or in the lecture hall (see below):
1) Watch the webinar online: webconf.vc.dfn.de/alternativmethoden. The chat function allows you to contribute to the discussion.
2) Come to our lecture hall where the webinar takes place:
Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Pharmazie
Königin-Luise-Str. 2+4
14195 Berlin
Seminarraum 1 (ground floor)


The course has no prerequisites other than fluency in English for some classes. The course is primarily offered for under-graduate and graduate students with a backround in biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, human or veterinary medicine or a related subject. Please contact Katharina Hohlbaum (katharina.hohlbaum@fu-berlin.de) for registration.



Please find the course programm here. Please do not hesitate to contact Katharina Hohlbaum (katharina.hohlbaum@fu-berlin.de) for further questions.