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Teach the World Standard with LearnZIMS
More than 15,000 zoo & aquarium professionals
From over 1,000 aquariums and zoos
In more than 90 counties
...use ZIMS every day

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

  • A LearnZIMS educational license provides your curriculum with instant international credibility.
  • If you are a ZIMS user, teaching your staff how to properly use ZIMS can be daunting, with a license of LearnZIMS you can provide your staff with a fear-free learning environment to master the skills you want them to have before accessing your live data.
  • Discounts available to current ZIMS institutions.

Use Case Studies - Webinars and Recordings

Delaware Valley
Case Study
4 Year Program         ​

Roskilde Technical
Case Study
3.5 Year Program
Groenhorst Barneveld
Case Study
Technical School


Case Study
Technical School

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
Nearly 9,000 Active Users!
North America
South America

~1,000 Members on over 90 Countries are #ServingConservation every day in ZIMS!

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

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

Open Colleges
Captive Animals

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

Moorpark, CA - United States

Groenhorst 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

The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Zoo and
Animal Handling

Edinburgh - 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

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 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
    40 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:

LearnZIMS Teaching Partners
Schools, Universities and Teaching Organizations

  • Delaware Valley University - US
  • Roskilde Technical School - DK
  • Portland Community College -US
  • Reaseheath College - UK
  • Van Hall Larenstein - NL
  • North Carolina State University - US
  • Vives - BE
  • Sparsholt College Hampshire - UK
  • Nottingham Tent University - UK
  • Unitec Institute of Technology - NZ
  • Santa Fe Zoo Animal Technology Program - US
  • Animal Behabior Institute (ABI) - US
  • Open Colleges - AUS
  • Moorpark College - America's Teaching Zoo EATM - US
  • Groenhorst Barneveld - NL
  • University of Queensland - AUS
  • Otterbeing University - US
  • University of Edinburgh - UK
  • Shuttleworth College - UK
  • Taronga Training Institute - AUS
  • Spånga Gymnasium - Sweden
  • Berkshire College, Berkshire - United Kingdom
  • Central Campus High School, IA - United States
  • Penta Career Center, OH - United States
  • Liverpool John Moores University - United Kingdom

Regional Association Partners

  • AZA Institutional Records Keeping - US
  • EAZA Academy - NL
  • BIAZA Academy - UK
  • Zoo Aquarium Association - AUS/NZ
  • AFdPZ - FR
  • ZRA - US
  • ABWAK - UK
  • AZAB - BR

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