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 Toxicology19/04/202222/04/2022mLeidenyearly
part 1
part 2
mAmsterdam/Wageningenevery 2 years
Epidemiology16/05/202220/05/2022mAmsterdamevery 2 years
Food Toxicology22/08/202226/08/2022oWageningenevery 2 years
General Toxicology01/01/2022OpenmAny 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 ToxicologyDecember 2023December 2023oBilthoven (RIVM)every 2 years
Medical and Forensic Toxicology07/11/202215/11/2022oUtrechtyearly
Molecular Toxicology27/06/202201/07/2022mAmsterdamyearly
Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis05/02/202409/02/2024oLeidenevery 2 years
Neurotoxicology04/04/202410/04/2024oUtrechtevery 2 years
(2 days online, 3 days on site)
Occupational Toxicology30/05/202203/06/2022oNijmegenevery 2 years
Organ Toxicology17/01/202221/01/2022mNijmegenyearly
(2022 provided online due to COVID-19)
Pathobiology & Toxicological Pathology03/10/202207/10/2022mUtrechtyearly
Reproductive Toxicology21/11/202225/11/2022oUtrechtevery 2 years
Risk Assessment10/10/202214/10/2022mWageningenyearly
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 Toxicology20/04/202221/04/2022oCongress Centrum Woudschoten, Zeistevery year (2021 is postponed due to COVID-19)
* 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: 1-Apr-22