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.

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
ZIMS for Studbooks Training  EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 14/01/2019 14/01/2019 ZSTU01 Limited Places
Advanced EAZA Ex situ Programme Management EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 14/01/2019 18/01/2019 ABPM03 FULLY BOOKED
Feeding meat and fish: quality, nutrition, and presentation Marwell Zoo, Winchester, United Kingdom 17/01/2019 17/01/2019 CCMF01 Places Available
Introduction to EAZA Ex situ Programme Management
EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 11/02/2019  15/02/2019 BBPM03  FULLY BOOKED
Animal Welfare Bioparco di Roma, Rome, Italy 11/03/2019 14/03/2019 AWAC02 FULLY BOOKED
Embedding social research and evaluation into conservation education programmes at zoos and aquariums Skansen, Stockholm, Sweden 25/03/2019 25/03/2019 ESRE01 FULLY BOOKED