Announcement of the 2019 Training Courses

Monday 27 May 19

Two EURL training courses in 2019 in diagnostics of fish and crustacean diseases is hereby announced to be held during week 41 and 42, 2019.

Course titles

The courses are entitled:

  • Methods for implementation of surveillance procedures for listed fish diseases” in week 41 from Monday the 7th to Friday the 11th of October 2019.
  • Introduction to histopathology in fish and crustacean diseases in week 42 from Monday the 14th to Friday the 18th of October 2019.


A preliminary programme for each course is attached to this invitation and can be downloaded from the website:

Changes to the programme will be communicated to the applicants.


The EU commission has allocated a specific budget for organizing and holding these training courses, meaning that we can offer up to 15 participants from NRLs of EU Member States the following package.

Package for up to 15 NRL representatives of EU Member states includes:

  • No course fee.
  • Travel expenses up to 500 € will be refunded (economy fares).
  • Up to five nights at hotel incl. breakfast will be paid and booked by the EURL.
  • Lunches and coffee breaks will be included.
  • One social dinner.

For other members of governmental institutions, such as Universities, Veterinary institutes etc. the package includes:

  • No course fee.
  • Travel expenses and accommodation must be covered by the participant.
  • Fee for lunch and coffee of around 25 € per day plus fee for social dinner.

Finally, members of private companies are welcome to apply for participation. The package offered to these participants includes:

  • Course fee (700 € for the course in week 41 and 600 € for the course in week 42).
  • Travel expenses, accommodation and daily allowances must be covered by the participant.
  • Fee for lunch and coffee of around 25 € per day plus fee for social dinner.


Registration will be open until the 16th of August 2019.

Please use this registration form. The registration form has to be followed by a letter of motivation, where your background and working experience are described.

The form and the motivational letter have to be sent by email to Linda Stuhr Christensen, and Lis Vinther Elmsted, The information obtained will solely be used to evaluate participants according to the foreseen activities. 

On August the 30th a letter to all applicants will be submitted indicating if they are accepted for participation. Due to space limitation we have to restrict number of participants to 10 persons for course one and 15 persons for course two.

Places will be allocated on a “first come first served” basis. However, as EURL we are obliged to prioritize applications from NRL´s in the EU Member States.

Further info

For further information please contact Niels Jørgen Olesen,

Best regards,
The EURL for Fish and Crustacean Disesaes Team
3 MARCH 2021