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 Breeding Programme Management Chester Zoo, Chester, United Kingdom 17/01/2017 20/01/2017 ABPM02  
Preformulated Diets: Feeding and Formulation Zoo Liberec, Liberec, Czech Republic 26/01/2017 26/01/2017 PFAF01  
Animal Welfare  Parc Zoo du Reynou, Le Vigen, France 31/01/2017 03/02/2017 AWAC01  
Re-evaluating animal training - are we maximising welfare potential? Copenhagen Zoo, Denmark 01/02/2017 03/02/2017 AWTC01  
Basic Breeding Programme Management  EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 13/02/2017 17/02/2017 BBPM02
Conservation storytelling for zoo educators Parc Zoologique de Paris, Paris, France 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 CSZE01
Professional Development of Zookeepers Chester Zoo, Chester, United Kingdom 19/06/2017 23/06/2017    
Training workshops at Annual Conference Wildlands Adventure Zoo, Emmen, Netherlands 19/09/2017 23/09/2017    
Animal Training: Understanding and Managing Animal Behaviour Zagreb Zoo, Zagreb, Croatia 10/10/2017 13/10/2017 ATIC01  
Aquatic Animal Welfare  Acquario di Genova, Genova, Italy 08/11/2017 10/11/2017 AAWC01  Places Available
Advanced Animal Welfare Seminar Kolmarden Wildlife Park, Kolmarden, Sweden 29/11/2017 30/11/2017 AAWS01 Places Available
Basic Breeding Programe Management EAZA Executive Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 04/12/2017 08/12/2017 BBPM03 FULL