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The European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care has updated the procedures for application to obtain Diplomate status.  If you have questions about any of the possible routes to becoming a Diplomate of ECVECC then please email     

1. Standard and alternate residency tracks 


  • The standard and alternate residency tracks are training programmes in facilities in Europe that ECVECC develops to prepare for Diplomate status.​

Resident Training

2. Current ACVECC Diplomates working in Europe

  • available to ACVECC Diplomates that are working in Europe

  • two (2) publications in international peer-reviewed journals are required

Application Instructions for ACVECC Diplomates

Please read the instructions carefully and submit all of the required documents and supporting evidence. This includes copies of your publications. Listing your publications is not sufficient. Please be aware that the publication requirements are different from those required by ACVECC. Please use the reference template for your two references. Incomplete applications will be rejected and you will need to reapply the following year.

Reference template

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