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ALTEX Edition is a non-profit organization funded entirely by membership fees, sponsoring, donations, article processing charges, 3Rs relevant advertising, the sale of print versions of the journals ALTEX and TIERethik, and the publication of abstract books or proceedings of 3Rs related conferences in ALTEX Proceedings.
The English-language journals ALTEX and ALTEX Proceedings are made accessible online at no cost to promote alternatives to animal experimentation worldwide. The German-language journal TIERethik highlights different aspects of the human-animal-relationship; out of print editions are provided online at no cost.


ALTEX Edition
Romanshornerstr. 90, 8280 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland


Board of ALTEX Edition
Daniel Favre (Ligue suisse contre la vivisection)
Franz P. Gruber (Doerenkamp-Zbinden Foundation, President)
Gerhard Gstraunthaler (Stiftung ProCare)
Thomas Hartung (CAAT)
Goran Krummenacher (Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Tierschutz)
Beatrice Roth (Zürcher Tierschutz, Vicepresident)
Kristina Wagner (Deutscher Tierschutzbund)

CEO of ALTEX Edition
Sonja von Aulock

Statutes of ALTEX Edition
(pdf in German)
(pdf in English)


Benefits of membership
Individual members
An individual member of ALTEX Edition supports the publication of ALTEX and TIERethik by his/her contribution and has a vote at the members’ assembly. An individual member is eligible to subscribe to ALTEX and/or TIERethik at the reduced rate for animal protection society members.

Company/institutional members
Company/institutional members of ALTEX Edition may publish a Corner accompanied by their logo in ALTEX to inform the community of their current 3Rs related activities at no further cost. Each member may submit a Corner for any issue. See an issue of ALTEX at for examples of Corners. Individual news items or information on events may be suggested by e-mail at any time and are published in an online news feed and calendar that are continuously updated.
Scientists whose work was funded by a member organization are eligible for a 10% discount on article processing charges (APC) payable upon acceptance of a manuscript on which they are the corresponding author, the member organization or they take the responsibility of paying the APC, and the member organization is referenced as having funded the work.
Company/institutional members also receive up to five free subscriptions of the print version of ALTEX or TIERethik, discounted rates for further print issues, and are granted a 50% discount on online and print advertising rates.

Sponsor members of ALTEX Edition
Our sponsor members enjoy the same benefits as company/institutional members.
In addition, the sponsor membership includes the right to a seat and vote on the board of ALTEX Edition.
Sponsor members receive up to fifty subscriptions of the print version of ALTEX or TIERethik free of charge.


Application for membership
ALTEX Edition welcomes new members and sponsors who would like to support the work of the journals ALTEX and TIERethik. To join ALTEX Edition, please fill in the application form and send it to ALTEX Edition. The board of ALTEX Edition decides about the acceptance of new members.

Members of ALTEX Edition
Animalfree Research, Berne, Switzerland
Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Tierschutz in der Medizin, Küsnacht ZH, Switzerland
CAAT - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
CAAT-Europe, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Cruelty Free International, London, UK
Deutscher Tierschutzbund, Bonn, Germany
Doerenkamp-Zbinden Foundation, Küsnacht ZH, Switzerland
In vitro Toxicology and Biomedicine, Dept inaugurated by the Doerenkamp-Zbinden Foundation, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Doerenkamp-Zbinden Endowed Chair in Evidence-based Toxicology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Doerenkamp-Naef-Zbinden Chair for Alternative Methods, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Erna-Graff-Stiftung für Tierschutz, Berlin, Germany
EUSAAT, Luftenberg, Austria
Fondation Egon Naef, Thônex, Switzerland
Ligue Suisse contre la vivisection, Thônex, Switzerland
Ligue Vaudoise pour la Défense des Animaux, La Croix-sur-Lutry, Switzerland
LUSH Prize, Manchester, UK
R2N – „Replace“ und „Reduce“ aus Niedersachsen, Hannover, Germany
Stiftung Biografik-Labor 3R, Basle, Switzerland
Stiftung für das Tier im Recht, Zurich, Switzerland
Stiftung ProCare, Zurich, Switzerland
ZHAW Competence Centre TEDD, Wädenswil, Switzerland
Zürcher Tierschutz, Zurich, Switzerland

Sponsors of ALTEX Edition
Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Tierschutz in der Medizin
, Küsnacht ZH, Switzerland
CAAT (Center for Alternatives to Animal Tests),
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Deutscher Tierschutzbund, Bonn, Germany
Doerenkamp-Zbinden Foundation, Küsnacht ZH, Switzerland
Fondation Egon Naef, Thônex, Switzerland
Ligue Suisse Contre la Vivisection, Thônex, Switzerland
Stiftung Biografiklabor 3R, Basle, Switzerland
Stiftung ProCare, Zurich, Switzerland
Stiftung SET, Frankfurt, Germany
Zürcher Tierschutz, Zurich, Switzerland

last updated October 8, 2019