The EAZA Academy offers a wide range of courses covering areas as diverse as animal husbandry and nutrition, zoo and aquarium management, and educational related courses. In addition, a number of workshops are available free-of-charge to delegates at EAZA Annual Conferences.

New courses are added to the Course Calendar so keep checking back.

For access to over 300 online learning courses and webinars please go to the: EAZA Academy: Online site (This site has been developed with the San Diego Zoo Global Academy and Cypherworx). 

The EAZA Academy is pleased to have a Memorandum of Understanding with The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to become ‘learning partners’. The goal of this agreement is to expand the professional development training opportunities available to EAZA and AZA members.

Through this agreement approved courses achieved by each organisation can count towards either the EAZA Academy Diploma or AZA Professional Development Certificate programme.

Visit the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ website to learn more about their courses, webinars, and conferences that can help you enrich your career.

To apply for an EAZA Academy course, please click here to download an application form. Please email completed forms to with the title of the course you are applying for in the subject line.

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Course Calendar

Name Location Start date End date Course code Status
Advanced EAZA ex situ Programme Management Nordens Ark, Hunnebostrand, Sweden 16/01/2018 19/01/2018 ABPM03  Last places
Introduction to EAZA ex situ Programme Management  EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 05/02/2018 09/02/2018 BBPM03 FULLY BOOKED
Animal Welfare Bioparco di Roma, Rome, Italy 06/03/2018 09/03/2018 AWAC02 FULLY BOOKED
Funding for in situ Conservation Programmes Tallinn Zoo, Tallinn, Estonia 22/05/2018 22/05/2018 FICP02 Places Available
Introduction to EAZA ex situ Programme Management EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 05/11/2018 09/11/2018 BBPM03 Places Available