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University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is the only academic educational and research institution in Austria that focuses on the veterinary sciences, and at the same time the oldest such institution in the German-speaking world.

Bachelor's programmes

About

History

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is the only academic and research institution in Austria that focusses on the veterinary sciences and the oldest such institution in the German-speaking world. It was founded in 1765.

Research

In addition to applied and clinical research, the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna conducts excellent basic research in veterinary medicine. Teaching and research activities are closely linked to ensure the principle of research-based teaching. The areas of research of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna are:

  • Animal health
  • Preventative veterinary medicine
  • Comparative medicine
  • Animal models
  • Public health services
  • Food safety
  • Animal husbandry, animal welfare and animal ethics
  • Organismic biology and biodiversity

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
701 -100
2018
601
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
875 -41
2019
834 -24
2018
810
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Services of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is responsible for processing study applications, course and examination registrations, recognition of examinations, issuing of transcripts and the nostrification of foreign degrees.

Housing services

In order to help you finding an accomodation near our university’s campus or in the city center, we kindly supply you with a list of hotels in Vienna. Please understand that we cannot cover your travel and accommodation expenses and we can not do the booking for you.

Library services

Our main purpose is to gather and provide scientific literature (books and other media). Members of the university, that is, staff and students, but also other people and institutions interested are free to use the library.

ICT services

The IT Services department supplies the entire university with the necessary IT infrastructure. Its duties include the administration of the IT network on campus, pre-selection and purchase of hard- and software and expert assistance with such matters, database and Web application management for administration and teaching, development and administration of special information systems.

Student Life

Campus life

The excellent infrastructure of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna (Vetmeduni Vienna) facilitates small conventions and conferences on the university campus.

A total of eight lecture halls of various sizes, two meeting rooms as well as a generous and bright banquet hall are available for meetings and events and feature state-of-the-art technology including video projector, screen, slide projector and amplifier (large lecture halls and ballroom). Furthermore, we can provide access to other facilities upon request including the lobby in front of the ballroom - an ideal place for relaxing breaks before an event - or the assembly hall below the ballroom. 

Student clubs

The Students' Union of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna - HVU for short - represents students' interest to the University Management, non-university institutions and the public.

Accreditation

Teaching at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is regularly tested by the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)

Student Reviews

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