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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  • JCPET & Petplan Award 2019

    JCPET & Petplan Award 2019

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • Examination 2019 – Results Summary

    Examination 2019 – Results Summary

    The exam took place in Ghent, Belgium on February 11th-13st, 2019. There were 46 candidates from all over Europe: – 35 new candidates (28 in full exam format and 7 in split exam format) – […]

  • New Diplomates 2019

    New Diplomates 2019

    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 2019. 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 […]