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Teach the World Standard with LearnZIMS
Nearly 20,000 zoo & aquarium professionals
From over 1,200 aquariums and zoos
In over 100 counties
Veterinarians, Aquarists, Keepers, Curators, Directors, Educators, Studbooks Managers and more...
...use ZIMS every day

Teach With The World Standard in your Curriculum
Teaching Partner Benefits include:

  • LearnZIMS educational licenses provide your curriculum with instant international credibility.
  • With a license of LearnZIMS you provide your staff and students with a fear-free learning environment to master the skills you need them to have before managing live animal data.
  • Discounts available to current ZIMS institutions.

Use Case Studies - Webinars and Recordings

Delaware Valley University
Roskilde Technical College
Aeres MBO Barneveld College
Unitec Institute of Technology
Reaseheath College

Case Study:
4 Year Program

Case Study:
3.5 Year Program

Case Study:
Technical School

Case Study:
Zoo and Population Management

Case Study:
Level 5 Zoo Management

Designed by the Community - For the Community

  • -A  LearnZIMS educational license providing teachers and students with a fear-free learning environment that allows students to master ZIMS skills before accessing live data.
  • -An educational license insures that graduating students enter the zoological workplace with competitive, state-of-the-art record keeping skills.
  • -Access to Species360’s comprehensive training content library is provided to educational partners for use in developing your curriculum.
  • -Read-only access to some live ZIMS database functionalities, including Species Holding

Download LearnZIMS Educational License Application

​Download your application today to join the growing list of institutions who are using LearnZIMS to bring global standards into their curriculum.

ZIMS - The Global Standard

Global Information Serving Conservation
Association Studbooks
South America
Pan-African ~19
Institutional Studbooks >66


~1,200 Members on over 100 Countries are #ServingConservation every day in ZIMS!

Nearly 800,000 records are managed every day in ZIMS in over 100,000 active sessions!

Teaching Partners Around the World
Lead with

courses taught by our educational partners
are guaranteed to have global relevance

Teach the World Standard
  • When you license LearnZIMS, you represent
    ~50 years of global best practices in records management
  • Our Teaching Partners advertise their expertise in industry-standard practices and we certify your course is of high quality by offering you the use of our Teaching Partner logo, useful when marketing your program in print or web.  Vector image available - contact training@species360.org
  • Link back to this page showcasing your leadership in a community-of-practice focused on instruction of records keeping best practices:

Educational Partners Teaching With LearnZIMS

Delaware Valley

Zoological Sciences Program
Doylestown, PA - ​United States

Portland Community

Biology & Management of
Zoo Animals

Portland, OR ​- United States


Management Course

Nantwich, Cheshire - United Kingdom

Roskilde Technical

Zookeeper Training
Roskilde, Sjælland - Denmark

Van Hall

University of
Applied Sciences

Leeuwarden - The Netherlands

North Carolina
State University

Department of
Biological Sciences

Raleigh, NC - ​United States

Department of
Animal Care

Roeselare - Belgium

Sparsholt College

Animal Management
and Veterinary Nursing

Hampshire - United Kingdom

Nottingham Trent

Zoo Biology
Nottingham - United Kingdom

Unitec Institute of

Certificate in
Animal Management

Auckland - New Zealand

Santa Fe College
Teaching Zoo

Zoo Animal
Technology, A.S.

Gainesville, FL - United States

Animal Behavior
Institute, Inc. (ABI
Zoo & Aquarium
Science Certificate

Durham, NC - United States

Southern Denmark

Guest Lecture for BB837

Moorpark College
America's Teaching Zoo -
Exotic Animal Training
& Management

Moorpark, CA - United States

Aeres MBO Barneveld
Vocational College
for Animal Husbandry

Barneveld,  The Netherlands

The University of Queensland
Gatton Campus

Otterbein University
Zoo and Conservation Science
Westerville, OH - United States

Capel Manor College
Animal Management
Brooks Farm, Crystal Palace,
Enfield and Gunnersbury Park
- United Kingdom

Shuttleworth College
Animal Sciences
Bedfordshire - United Kingdom

Taronga Training Institute
Conservation Society Australia
Taronga Zoo - Australia

Spånga Gymnasium
Animal Care Department
Spånga  - Sweden

Berkshire College
Animal Management
Berkshire - United Kingdom

Central Campus
High School

Aquarium Science
and Marine Biology Programs
Des Moines, IA - United States

Penta Career Center
Small Animal Care
Perryburg, OH - United States

Liverpool John Moores

School of Natural Sciences and Psychology
Liverpool  - United Kingdom

North Lindsey College
Animal Management
North Lincolnshire - United Kingdom

Ingelstad - Sweden

Bishop Burton College
Animal Management
Bishop Burton - United Kingdom

University College

BSc (Hons) Animal Management
(Zoo and Wildlife Conservation)

Essex  - United Kingdom


Certificate III
in Captive Animals

Queensland - Australia

Public Schools

Animal Science
Toledo, Ohio - United States

Regional Associations Teaching With LearnZIMS

Association of
Zoos & Aquariums

Institutional Records Keeping

European Association of
Zoos & Aquariums
EAZA Academy Courses

British & Irish Association
of Zoos & Aquariums

Internal Training Courses

Zoo Aquarium
Association - AUS/NZ
Internal Training Courses

Association of
British and Irish
Wild Animal Keepers
Internal Training Courses


Associação de
Zoológicos e Aquários
do Brasil

Internal Training Courses


Swedish Association of
Zoological Parks and Aquaria
Internal Training Courses

 Association Française des
Parcs Zoologiques
Internal Training Courses

Registrars Association
Internal Training Courses

Teaching Partner Logo - Educational Members Only
Vector image available - contact training@species360.org for more details.
Link back to this page  - https://training.species360.org/TeachingPartner/
More information on our teaching partnership - https://training.species360.org/LearnZIMS/