In order to perform scientific experiments involving animals as defined in the Swedish legislation each scientist need to have the proper education before any work is started. An ethical application also needs to be submitted and granted before the animals can be ordered and any work start and each individual animal used have in a project have to be reported for the yearly statistical report that each animal unit have to submit to the Swedish Board of Agriculture.
The following pages will describe the process for the application to the Laboratory Animal Science education, for applying for an ethical permit and for reporting statistics on the animals used.
Links to relevant documents and application forms and contact information can be found in the right column for each of these processes described
National links for Laboratory Animal Science
International links for Laboratory Animal Science
Links related to ethicalal discussions