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.

  • Monique Wyers obituary

    Dear Colleague, It is with great sadness that we were informed that Monique Wyers, former Professor in Veterinary Pathology at ONIRIS (National Veterinary and Agri-food School, Nantes, France) passed away end of September. I had […]



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  • EAZWV Zoo and Wildlife Pathology Workshop

    EAZWV CONFERENCE, KOLMARDEN 2019 1st Zoo and Wildlife Pathology Workshop (WS coordinators: Karin Lemberger, Maja Ruetten) This workshop is targeted at pathologists and non-pathologists working in the field of zoo and wildlife diseases. The purpose […]

  • BSVP Spring Meeting 2019

    BSVP Spring Meeting 2019

    British Society of Veterinary Pathology Spring Meeting Gastrointestinal neoplasia in companion animals: an interdisciplinary approach Saturday 29th June 2019 The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh Dowload the flyer: Registration will open in December 2018. For […]

  • 17th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology

    17th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology

    17th European Congress of Toxicologic Pathology Digitalization meets Pathology 17th – 20th of September 2019, Cologne, Germany Download the flyer with the invitation here  



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  • Εquine skull specimens request

    Dear Colleagues, Greetings from Vienna! I am looking for uncommon equine skull specimens and hope that you may know the whereabouts of one or two. My fingers are crossed. I am in the process of […]

  • 2019 Summer School announcement

    2019 Summer School announcement

    The ECVP/ESVP Education Committee is now organising the 17th Summer School in Veterinary Pathology in Valencia, Spain   The dates of the next Summer School will be:  Monday 15th July to Friday 26th July 2019. Stay […]

  • Update for Veterinary Pathology Journal

    Update for Veterinary Pathology Journal

    Update from the editors of Veterinary Pathology    Full-issue downloads. It is now possible to download full issues of Veterinary Pathology. This has been a popular request over the years, particularly from those preparing for […]


Useful Information

  • New Diplomates 2018

    New Diplomates 2018

    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 2018. 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 […]