Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The University Of Veterinary Medicine And Pharmacy In Kosice

Program Description

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The University Of Veterinary Medicine And Pharmacy In Kosice

DVM Diploma: Internationally recognized

INTENDED FOR: Secondary school leavers / Applicants with the Bachelor degree in Veterinary Sciences or Animal Sciences

PLACE: The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia

DURATION: 6 years (12 semesters) / 4 years (8 semesters)


FORM OF STUDY: Full time

CREDIT SYSTEM: Compatible with the European Credit Transfer System(ECTS)


Graduates are qualified for the post-doctoral study and are competent to work in the following areas:

  • small animals clinics
  • large animals clinics
  • exotic animals clinics and ZOOs
  • game reserves
  • food safety and quality
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • research and development
  • teaching and consultancy
  • ecology


BASIC SUBJECTS (Laboratory and desk based work, lectures and seminars) Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Animal and Plant), Biomathematics, etc.

BASIC SCIENCES (Lectures and self directed learning, laboratory and desk based work, non-clinical animal work) Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, etc.

CLINICAL SCIENCES (Lectures and seminars, clinical training, laboratory and desk based work, non-clinical animal work) Pathology, Parasitology, Clinical medicine and surgery, Preventive veterinary medicine, Propaedeutics, Obstetrics, Veterinary legislation, State veterinary medicine, Diagnostic imaging, etc.

ANIMAL PRODUCTION (Lectures and seminars, laboratory and desk based work, non-clinical animal work) Animal production, Animal nutrition, Animal husbandry, Veterinary hygiene, etc.

FOOD HYGIENE / PUBLIC HEALTH (Lectures and seminars, non-clinical animal work , laboratory and desk based work) Food hygiene and technology, Food science, Inspection of foodstuffs, etc.

The study also takes place at the university special facilities, e.g. the University Farm, University Facility for Breeding and Diseases of Wild Living Animals, Fish and Bees and Equestrian Centre. Other university facilities include the Cynology Club, Aqua Terra Club and Institute for Scientific Information and Library.


START DATES: Mid September


Please email us copies of the following documents:

  • High school leaving certificate including the subjects taken
  • Your CV
  • Official academic transcript and diplomafrom the university (applicable for undergraduates)

We will reply to you with further information.


  • Full Secondary Education or Full Specialised Secondary Education qualification
  • Written entrance exam in Biology and Chemistry – applicable for the 6 year course
  • Completion of the First Level of Higher Education studies (Bachelor degree in Veterinary or Animal sciences, Biosciences or related sciences) - applicable for the 4 year course

DURATION OF PROGRAM: 6 years (12 semesters) / 4 years (8 semesters)

COST: Annual tuition fee: 8.000, €

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 9, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
4 - 6 years
Full time
8,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Slovakia Košice
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 4 - 6 years
Price 8,000 EUR