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EVERI is an umbrella organization of national and European associations of veterinarians employed in the sectors of education, research and/or industry, founded in 2005. The objectives of EVERI are to provide members with up-to-date information on CoE and EU policies and legislation related to education, professional qualifications, medicines and welfare of laboratory animals, to provide a platform for veterinarians working in those fields, to promote professional representation at the level of European decision making bodies, and to be a coordinator between the different members and FVE. The constituent organization has members employed by academia, profit and non-profit research, pharmaceutical or commercial organizations, or act as consultants for these.

EVERI's mission is to promote the health and well being of man and animals by creating a better understanding with the general public of the benefits of research, innovation and education in veterinary sciences.

EVERI was officially welcomed as FVE Section during the 2005 November General Assembly in Brussels.


EVERI Board 2017-2019:

President: Sabine Schüller(Germany)
Vice-President: Jean-Louis Pellerin (France)
Treasurer: Ellef Blakstad (Norway)
Communication: Massenzio Fornasier (Italy)

Special Project Support: Valda Sejane (Latvia)


The EVERI board consists of a President, a Past President, a Treasurer, a Communication manager and Project Leaders dedicated to special topics.


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EVERI Strategy 2015-2017

EVERI Strategy 2013 - 2015




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External Practical Training(EPT project)

All veterinary students need to spend some time gaining work experience in the various fields of the veterinary profession. Veterinary faculties help in offering suitable places. And generally areas such as farm animal and companion animal practice are covered well. Less common areas do not immediately attract young graduates and are harder to find, while being not less interesting.

EVERI is providing an information hub to facilitate contact between students, the various colleges of specialization and private enterprises on a European and international level. EVERI is also aiming to establish extramural study opportunities, which fulfill certain conditions demonstrating content, ambition and contribution of the studies to the curriculum to be eligible for credits.

If you are interested please contact EVERI - ems.everi@fve.org - for the more information (places available, training period, funding,etc) and for the application form.


EPT in Aquatic Animal Health and Aquaculture

In Norway

In addition to the rolling EPT project in Laboratory Animal Medicine, EVERI has launched a new EPT scheme in Aquatic medicine, that has been running for three years since 2014. This scheme will open for applicants again in 2018. More information and application routines will be annonced in autumn 2017.

You can download reports from former participants here and here.


EPT in Public Health and Food Safety

In Czech Republic - Brno
In collaboration with The University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, EVERI has launched a new EMS scheme in Public Health and Food Safety(see presentation and award sceme).
Applications on the enclosed application form must be received no later than May 15th 2017.
All information described in the administration routines must be enclosed with the application form.


EPT Vets and Bees

Health of honey bee colonies is crucial in successful beekeeping and pollination. Veterinarians have a vital role in the health of honey bee colonies. In order to create opportunity for veterinary students in Europe to get insight into this specialized field and get practical skills with clinical examinations of honey bee colonies and other veterinarian tasks at apiaries EVERI has launched a new EPT on honey bee health.


In collaboration with The University of Zagreb, Department for Biology and Pathology of Fish and Bees in Croatia, EVERI is looking into External Practical Training opportunities in beekeeping either in Croatia or other countries. Interested veterinary students should contact EVERI under ems.everi@fve.org


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Associations from the following countries are EVERI members:
EVERI observers:

Interested? You would like to apply for EVERI membership? Please find below the application form or contact us for more information.

Application form for EVERI Membership

Contact: everi@fve.org