Policy and guidelines
The Utrecht Animal Welfare Body has formulated its internal policy with regard to experiments on animals. The policy applies to all activities within Utrecht University and the UMC Utrecht and is ratified by the Executive Board and the Board of Directors. Everyone within the two institutions should adhere to this. In order to guarantee the responsible use of laboratory animals, all employees of Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht who are involved with laboratory animals or experiments on animals must furthermore adhere to various guidelines and ‘codes of practice’.