The European College of Veterinary Pathologists was established in 1995 to advance veterinary pathology and promote high standards within the specialty in Europe. The European College of Veterinary Pathologists represents an organised effort to establish criteria for training and experience to qualify as a specialist in veterinary pathology. The organisation encourages veterinarians entering veterinary pathology to acquire training and competence based on approved standards.

Features of our site includes lists of National and International continuing education programmes,  meetings and courses; Practice mock examinations and training cases as well as information on the the organisation of the college, its affiliates and inclusion of a discussion forum for trainees.


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  • BSTP Meetings

    BSTP Meetings

      BSTP IMAGE ANALYSIS WORKSHOP Tuesday 23rd February 2016 Cambridge, UK Covering: Fundamentals of image analysis Image analysis and multiplexing (IHC, ISH) RNAscope® – a new standard for automated, quantitative tissue-based expression analysis of targets and […]

  • C L Davis Foundation

    C L Davis Foundation

    EUROPEAN DIVISION PATHOLOGY SYMPOSIUM FLYON AIRPORT HOTEL, BOLOGNA, ITALY 6-7 SEPTEMBER 2016   Dear Colleagues Attached please find details of the C.L. Davis Thompson Foundation meeting to be held in Bologna, Italy this year. This […]

  • Royal Veterinary College – 2016 Davis-Thompson Foundation

    Royal Veterinary College – 2016 Davis-Thompson Foundation

    Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course Royal Veterinary College Hawkshead Campus, Hertfordshire, UK 1-5 August   Dear Colleagues Registration is now open for the 2016 Davis-Thompson Foundation (formerly CL Davis DVM Foundation) European Descriptive Pathology Course. DESCRIPTION: […]



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  • ESTP Award 2015

    ESTP Award 2015

    The European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) wishes to promote scientific achievements and publications by members of the toxicological pathology community. The ESTP is therefore offering an award(1) (Award Certificate and 500 Euro, and one […]

  • Changes to Training Requirements from 1 February 2014

    Changes to Training Requirements from 1 February 2014

    Please note changes to the training requirements for the ECVP certifying examination that will be in force from 1 February 2014 onwards.  Please see the up to date guidance notes:  http://www.ecvpath.org/residency-training/ Please find the new trainee […]



    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR NEW CANDIDATES Possibility to Change the Examination Format From 2014 onwards, all new candidates (everybody sitting five parts) will have the possibility to sit the exam in two formats. The conventional format (five […]


Useful Information

  • New Diplomates 2016

    New Diplomates 2016

    The ECVP Council and Examination Committee are delighted to announce the following new ECVP diplomates, who have been successful in the recent ECVP qualifying examination held in Ghent, Belgium in February 2016. The formal award […]

  • Exam Examples & Eligibility

    Exam Examples & Eligibility

    We’ve put together new information about the exam to make it more transparent  and also added some examples from each section.   Please visit our dedicated pages listed below: Exam application – check your eligibility […]