66 months
12480 EUR/year
12480 EUR/year
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The Veterinary Medicine programme is offered at the University of Veterinary Medicine.

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The Veterinary Medicine programme is offered at the University of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Practice oriented training: Theoretical foundation of studies, followed by a practical training on how to treat and cure animals
  • Quality education, 5.5 years:
    • Preclinical period: 4 semesters, main subjects (like Anatomy, Histology, Biochemistry etc) and farm practicum in animal husbandry
    • Clinical-paraclinical period: 7 semesters, includes the paraclinical subjects (like Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Food Hygiene, State Veterinary Medicine and Economics, Forensic Veterinary Medicine etc), and weekly clinical hours in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery, Obstetrics and Animal Reproduction
  • Small and Large Animal Clinics: provide students, staff and clients with 21st-century facilities for diagnostics and treatment
  • Well-paid profession: After 5.5 years of studies, students receive the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine diploma. It ensures outstanding career prospects, a respected and acknowledged profession.


  • The degree students get here ensures outstanding career prospects, a respected, well paid and acknowledged profession.
  • Working at a vet clinic (with small or large animals)
  • Working with small animals (as a private practitioner)
  • Working with large animals (as a private practitioner or at farms)
  • Working with exotic and wildlife animals (in nature, national parks or in the zoo)
  • State Office of Veterinary Hygiene and Public Health
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

  • The entire curriculum consists of more than 5000 hours, a curriculum standard for the European Community.
  • The program lasts 5.5 years divided into 11 semesters.
  • Before the conclusion of the program, students submit and defend a thesis; and pass the state examination.
  • The curriculum contains lectures, practicums, and field- or extramural practice. (Lectures are given for an entire term, practicums are held in a tutorial system with 8-15 students in a group.)
  • The curriculum is divided into a pre-clinical and a clinical-paraclinical period.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 66 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Contact the University for detailed admission information.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Students need to apply through the Online Application System of UVMB: apply.univet.hu.

Application Documents to Submit:

  • Secondary School Leaving Certification
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical Certificate
  • Copy of Passport
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Short motivation letter

+ 1 Transcript of records – only for applicants with relevant preliminary studies, for example: IB program, Cambridge diploma, French BCPST program, academic background in natural sciences, etc. (“transfer students”)

Transfer from other Universities

As a member of the international academic community UVMB recognizes studies at other accredited Universities from any part of the world particularly if these included natural sciences. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12480 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12480 EUR per year and a duration of 66 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12480 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12480 EUR per year and a duration of 66 months.


Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme (www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu)

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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