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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  • European Course on the Pathology of Laboratory Animals (EuroPOLA 2017)

    European Course on the Pathology of Laboratory Animals (EuroPOLA 2017)

    February 13 – 17 2017 We are very happy to announce the next EUROPOLA Course in Bern, Switzerland, on February 13-17, 2017. Please use the following link for further information. If you are interested, you […]

  • ESVP ESTP ECVP European Congress

    ESVP ESTP ECVP European Congress

    30th August – 2nd September 2017 Lyon, France Dear Colleagues and Friends, The ESTP, ESVP and ECVP in association with SFPT and SFAPV cordially invite you to attend the 3rd Cutting Edge Pathology Scientific Congress, […]

  • Bone Marrow Course 5-7 May 2017

    Bone Marrow Course 5-7 May 2017

    The bone marrow course held by Rose Raskin and Joanne Messick from the Purdue University (USA) arrives in Europe; a two days intensive workshop (with practical sessions at the microscope) focused on the cytologic and […]



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  • ESTP Award 2016

    ESTP Award 2016

    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 three awards.  For details on how to apply, please […]

  • Junior Pathologist Travel Bursaries

    Junior Pathologist Travel Bursaries

    JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY EDUCATIONAL TRUST The Journal of Comparative Pathology Educational Trust (JCPET) is pleased to announce the availability of travel bursaries for junior pathologists to enable them: To attend and present (a poster […]


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 […]