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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  • 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, […]

  • Fondazione Guido Bernardini

    Fondazione Guido Bernardini

    Pathology of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical Research Module 1:  Pathology of the Mouse and Rat 1-3 May 2017 The Fondazione Guido Bernardini (FGB) and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) are proud to present an international […]

  • Davis-Thompson Foundation Symposium

    Davis-Thompson Foundation Symposium

    Dear All Please find details of the Davis Thompson Foundation meeting to be held in Lyon this year. We have two great speakers i.e. Drs Amy Durham and Thierry Marchal talking about lymphoma. This year […]



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  • ECVP Exam 2018 – Important Information

    ECVP Exam 2018 – Important Information

    Announcement Due to a fact that only a few candidates have chosen Toxicological pathology it will be omitted as a part of the Veterinary Pathology section in the ECVP examination from the examination 2018 onward […]

  • Summer School 2017 – Registration now open

    Summer School 2017 – Registration now open


  • 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 […]


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  • New Diplomates 2017

    New Diplomates 2017

    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 2017. 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 […]