Policies and regulations

Policies and regulations

Relevant policies and regulations applying to AEM and in connection with research animals at the University and the University Hospitals are collated on this page.

AEM's rules and regulations

  1. Access and quarantine rules at AEM's experimental units
  2. Animals in the barrier units ('7-week rule')
  3. Instruction to researchers about the use of animals in research
  4. External laboratories where animal experiments are conducted
  5. Renewal of project plans
  6. Response/processing time concerning various inquiries
  7. Terms of business
  8. Work instructions for working with GMO1 in AEM’s classified rooms
  9. Mouse Cage Density Policy
  10. Policy regarding sampling method used for genotyping of mice

Faculty policies 

Danish laws and regulations

Non-legal translations provided by AEM below.

EU Directives and Conventions

Accreditation requirements

The Copenhagen Animal Care and Use Programme is accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) since 2009. Consequently, the Programme is in compliance with the American NRC ILAR Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The department's assurance has, furthermore, been reviewed and approved by the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) under NIH. Foreign Assurance identification number: F16-00203 (A5846-01). Validity period: September 27, 2022 - September 30, 2027.