The four Veterinary School of France
Certificat d’études approfondies vétérinaires (CEAV) de médecine du comportement des animaux domestiques
Post Graduate Specialization School in Behavioural Medicine of Domestic Animals (2 years) certifying veterinary behaviourists for veterinarians. The four Veterinary School of France are involved and offer a training programme (8 weeks of courses, workshops and consultations and 3 months staying in a Behavioral Clinic) dealing with the following areas: clinical ethology, internal medicine, diagnosing behavioural problems, treatments (behavioural and medical), following and prevention.
University of Pisa & Research Institute in Semiochemistry and Applied Ethology
Master in “Veterinary Clinical Ethology” level II (MSc, starting during the first quarter of 2016)
In partnership with the Research Institute in Semiochemistry and Applied Ethology (IRSEA) two identical courses will be available: one at the University of Pisa which courses will be held in Italian. The second at The Research Institute in Semiochemistry and Applied Ethology, in Apt, which will be held in French.
The proposed program covers 18 months and delivers a level II university degree, a “Master of Science” (MSc).
Veterinary School of Lyon
Diplôme universitaire (Du) de psychiatrie vétérinaire, filière clinique
This post-graduate course is academically recognised and accredited. This course is open for veterinarians with at least three years of clinical practice and who followed the basic course on behaviour proposed by the GECAF (French Veterinary Association for Continuing Education in Companion Animal Behaviour). The course covers 2-years and offers a training programme of 5 weeks of theorical and practical courses and one week in Behavioural Clinic of VetAgroSup (Veterinary School of Lyon) giving knowledges and competencies to manage and prevent behavioural troubles in companion animals. Lectures are held by professionals, many of them diplomates of the ECAWBM. The diploma is supported by VetAgroSup, the university of Medicine of Lyon 1 and Zoopsy (French Veterinary Behaviourists Association). The diploma can be obtained after passing the tests, presenting and discussing clinical cases with a supervisor, and presenting a thesis.