Sample submission


Blood samples for future genetic research projects can be archived free of charge at the University of Bern. If you would like to contribute a sample of your animal for our archive, please follow the information on shipping and declaration as well as the instructions in the forms below.

Shipment (3-fold packaging)

  1. EDTA sample tube (plastic)
  2. secondary container (liquid-tight protective container with absorbent material)
  3. outer packaging, jiffy bag or package

Declaration for international shipments

  1. content: HS-Code 0511.99.85
  2. exempt animal specimen for research, non-infectious
  3. UID/EORI DE4444 0643 7447 453
  4. VAT-No. University of Bern CHE-115.250.351
  5. value 1 €, 1 £ or 1 $