In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the courses may be re-scheduled or offered online instead of on-location. For more and updated information please contact the PET office at

The current schedule of all PET courses (click on the link for detailed course info and sort the table according to your preference)

coursestartendtype*locationextra info
Cell Toxicology11/04/202314/04/2023mLeidenyearly
part 1
part 2
mAmsterdam/Wageningenevery 2 years
Epidemiology16/05/202220/05/2022mAmsterdamevery 2 years
Food Toxicology26/08/202430/08/2024oWageningenevery 2 years
General ToxicologyFlexibleOpenmAny place, written exam in the NetherlandsAny time, e-learning
Immunotoxicology13/06/202316/06/2023oUtrechtevery 2 years
Laboratory Animal Science20/11/202324/11/2023
Exam date 28/11/2023
mUtrechtevery 2 years
(2 days online, 3 days on site and 1 extra day for exam)
Legal and Regulatory Toxicology25/09/202329/09/2023oBilthoven (RIVM)every 2 years
Medical and Forensic Toxicology06/11/202314/11/2023oUtrechtyearly
Molecular Toxicology03/07/202307/07/2023mAmsterdamyearly
Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesisunknownunknownounknownunknown
Neurotoxicology04/04/202410/04/2024oUtrechtevery 2 years
(2 days online, 3 days on site)
Occupational ToxicologyMay/June 2024May/June 2024oNijmegenevery 2 years
Organ Toxicology12/01/202318/01/2023mNijmegenyearly
(2 days online, 3 days on site)
Pathobiology & Toxicological Pathology03/10/202207/10/2022mUtrechtyearly
Developmental Reproductive Toxicology21/11/202225/11/2022oUtrechtevery 2 years
Risk Assessment09/10/202313/10/2023mWageningenyearly
Risk Communication08/05/202312/05/2023oUtrechtevery 2 years
Toxicogenomics06/03/202310/03/2023oMaastrichtevery 2 years
Human Exposure AssessmentJune 2023June 2023oNijmegenevery 2 years
Current Topics in Toxicology11/04/202312/04/2023oCongress Centrum Woudschoten, Zeistyearly
* m = mandatory and o = optional course for registration as a professional expert in toxicology by the Netherlands Society of Toxicology (NVT).

Please note that this schedule is updated regularly.
Each course requires a minimum of 10 participants. In case this number is not achieved, the course will be postponed to the next edition.
For registration please read the information on Application and proceed to the PET course registration system
In the event of changes in the schedule, the PET office will notify registered participants by e-mail.
For specific inquiries you may contact the PET office.

Last updated: 28-Jul-22