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Residency Training towards ECVP membership

Eligibility to sit the ECVP certifying examination requires formal training (residency) in an ECVP registered residency training centre or under the supervision of an ECVP or ACVP diplomate in a  programme that trains veterinary pathologists as one of its primary functions.

For more information on residency training and the registration of residency training centres with the ECVP, see the guidance document below.


  Guidance Document (99.2 KiB, 7,266 hits)


ECVP Registered Residency Training Centres

The ECVP requires that all Institutes offering training for candidates to sit the ECVP examination are registered. This endorsement indicates to potential candidates and the wider community, that certain criteria for the provision of appropriate training have been met. The current list of registered Residency Training Programmes is provided below.

Details of the criteria necessary for registration is provided in the guidance document below. We encourage applications from suitable Institutes that are not currently registered.  Please complete the form below. Applications should be submitted by mail/email to:

ECVP Office

c/o  Irini Thanou
Administrative Assistant
269 Mesogeion Avenue
Athens- Attica
152 31 GR



  Training Centre Registration Document (47.1 KiB, 3,731 hits)

  Training Centre Registration Document (159.5 KiB, 2,504 hits)

Current Registered Training Centres
InstitutionCountryProgramme DirectorDate First RegisteredDipl
Abbey Vet ServicesUKMr T J WhitbreadSeptember 2007ECVP
GD Animal Health NetherlandsDr E. van GarderenECVP
Fachpraxis fur TierpathologieGermanyDr W von BomhardJuly 2007ECVP
HistovetSpainDr M Vilafranca September 2007ECVP
National Veterinary InstituteSwedenDr E ÅgrenECVP
Norwegian School of Veterinary ScienceNorwayProf M AleksandersenSeptember 2006ECVP
Oniris (Nantes)FranceDr F NguyenSeptember 2006ECVP
Royal Veterinary CollegeUKDr S Priestnall September 2006ACVP
Swedish University of Agricultural ScienceSwedenDr C LeySeptember 2006ECVP
University of AlfortFranceProf F J J Fontaine September 2006ECVP
University of BarcelonaSpainProf A RamisSeptember 2006ECVP
University of BerlinGermanyProf A GruberSeptember 2006ECVP
University of BerneSwitzerlandDr H PosthausSeptember 2006ECVP
University of BolognaItalyDr B BrunettiAugust 2014ECVP
University of CambridgeUKProf A WilliamsSeptember 2006ECVP
University of CopenhagenDenmarkProf H JensenOctober 2010ECVP
University of CordobaSpainDr L Carrasco OteroSeptember 2006ECVP
University of DublinIrelandDr A WolfeSeptember 2009ECVP
University of EdinburghUKDr S Smith September 2006ACVP
University of GhentBelgiumProf R DucatelleSeptember 2006ECVP
University of GießenGermanyProf C HerdenSeptember 2006ECVP
University of GlasgowUKAngie RuppSeptember 2006ECVP
University of HanoverGermanyProf W BaumgärtnerSeptember 2006ECVP
University of HelsinkiFinlandDr P SyrjäJanuary 2009ECVP
University of Las Palmas De Gran CanariaSpainProf A FernárndezSeptember 2006ECVP
University of LeipzigGermanyProf H A SchoonSeptember 2006ECVP
University of LeonSpainProf J F Garcia September 2006ECVP
University of LisbonPortugalProf M PeleteiroSeptember 2006ECVP
University of LiverpoolUKDr R BlundellSeptember 2006ECVP
University of LyonFranceDr D Watrelot-VirieuxOctober 2009ECVP
University of MadridSpainProf L PeñaSeptember 2006ECVP
University of MilanItalyProf P Roccabianca September 2006ECVP
University of MontrealCanadaProf P HelieOctober 2012ACVP
University of MunichGermanyProf R WankeSeptember 2006ECVP
University of MurciaSpainProf A BernabéSeptember 2006ECVP
University of NottinghamUKDr K BaikerJune 2014ECVP
University of PadovaItalyDr V ZappulliSeptember 2006ECVP
University of PerugiaItalyDr C BrachelenteAugust 2013ECVP
University of PisaItalyProf A PoliMay 2007ECVP
University of PortoPortugalProf F GärtnerSeptember 2006ECVP
University of QueenslandAustraliaProf C PalmieriOctober 2012ECVP
University of ToulouseFranceProf M Delverdier September 2006ECVP
University of UtrechtNetherlandsProf A GröneSeptember 2006ECVP & ACVP
University of ViennaAustriaProf P SchmidtSeptember 2006ECVP
University of ZagrebCroatiaDr Andrea Gudan KuriljFebruary 2016ECVP
University of ZaragozaSpainProf L LujánSeptember 2006ECVP
University of ZurichSwitzerlandDr P GrestSeptember 2006ECVP
International Zoo Veterinary GroupUKDr D DenkJuly 2017ECVP
University CEU-Cardenal Herrera
SpainProf Joaquín Ortega Porcel
March 2017ECVP
School of Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-NapocaRomaniaDr. Marian Taulescu, December 2018ECVP

Last Updated: March 28th, 2017