The most important reason to establish this foundation was the experience, that very often young scientists from developing countries can not participate in the ISAH- congresses due to a lack of financial support. We believe, that just the participation of this young scientist could increase the participation of this developing countries to the congresses and that they could get the opportunity to earn knowledge and build networks that can contribute to the development of healthy and profitable animal production in this countries.

In the statute of the “ Professor Tielen Fund” Foundation it is stated, that the purpose of the foundation is : "to promote the scientific, professional and moral education of graduated veterinarians and other scientists in the field of veterinary medicine from developing countries”