Universities, Institutions, Colleges and Schools Awarding Veterinary Degrees


Bern & Zurich Switzerland


Recognition status :

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

Degrees :


Degree: Diplome Federal de Medecin Veterinaire (Dr. vet. med.) Recognition status: EAEVE,RCVS Website: The Vetsuisse School emerged from the fusion of the two departments of veterinary medicine of Bern and Zurich on 1 September 2006. The merger serves quality assurance in research, instruction and service as well as Switzerland�??s international competitive capability in veterinary medicine. Structure of the Vetsuisse School How is the Vetsuisse School organized? How do the two universities of Bern and Zurich work together? Answers to these questions can be found under Portrait. Curriculum and planning of a course of studies Information on the course of studies can be found under Curriculum and directly at the two locations BE and ZH. The new Vetsuisse curriculum uses the advantages of horizontal and vertical integration of subject matter and is compatible with the Bologna Accord, with achievement of a Bachelor�??s degree after three years and a subsequent two-year Master�??s level. The curriculum in Bern and Zurich is uniform and practice-related. In the fourth and fifth years of study a portion of instruction is taken in a selected area of concentration. The following areas of concentration are available: �?�Biomedical Research �?�Small Animals �?�Farm Animals �?�Paraclinical Diagnostics �?�Horses �?�Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Site Bern: University of Bern Site Dean�??s Office Länggassstrasse 120 Postbox 8466 3001 Bern Tel. +41 (0)31 631 2520 Fax +41 (0)31 631 2644 Site Zurich: University of Zürich Site Dean�??s Office Winterthurerstrasse 204 8057 Zürich Tel. +41 (0)44 635 81 21 Fax +41 (0)44 635 89 02 Read more ...