Universities, Institutions, Colleges and Schools Awarding Veterinary Degrees


Avenue Bourgelat 1

69280 Marcy l'Etoile France


Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon (ENVL)

Recognition status :

EAEVE European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Degrees :


The Veterinary School of Lyon has a characteristic that will distinguish it forever from all the others: it is the longest since the first world created by Claude Bourgelat in 1761 by Louis XV, who granted him the title of Royal School. School of Lyon and Alfort, also built by the founder of the Veterinary Art four years later went throughout the late seventeenth century former students who in turn did build Similar Schools in all European countries. In the nineteenth century, the history of the School of Lyon was marked by big names who were the pioneers of modern veterinary science: Chauveau, Arloing, Galtier. In the early twenty-first century, the property is placed firmly in the European and international competition because of the shared vision of its faculty and its administrative and technical staff. It has to do in Lyon and the Rhône-Alpes region of a university environment and more favorable policy. Veterinary Training consists of four years of basic training, theoretical and practical. Each grade is validated to acquire 60 ECTS credits. The validation of the first 4 years leading to the Diploma of Fundamental Studies Veterinarians (DEFV) which is equivalent to the rank of master. At the end of the year of further study, which can be achieved in different ways, students can prepare a doctoral thesis year vet whose defense gives the degree of Doctor of Vet. Read more ...