Master On Campus

Small Animal Veterinary Medicine

University of Luxembourg

48 months
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The Small Animal Veterinary Medicine programme from University of Luxembourg is a post-graduate qualification, also defined as a “professional Master degree” which means that the degree is obtained by part-time formal course work (ESAVS courses) and individual written work (case logs, case reports and thesis) validated by examinations. 


The Small Animal Veterinary Medicine programme from University of Luxembourg corresponds to 120 ECTS credits and testifies an intermediary level of clinical competence and in depth theoretical knowledge in a specific discipline  as well as communicative and investigative skills.

The Certificate of Small Animal Veterinary Practise (CSAVP) prepares the veterinarian to attain an intermediate level of competence in a specific discipline. It promotes the problem-solving approach and the concept of evidence-based medicine in daily practice. The CSAVP corresponds to 30 ECTS and involves modules in course work and written work (case log) validated by examinations.


  • To offer post-graduate training, that prepares the veterinarian to attain an advanced
  • level of competence in specific disciplines
  • To promote a systematic analytical problem-solving approach in the clinic
  • To promote the concept of evidence-based medicine To promote communication skills
  • To promote interaction with the EBVS specialists (Diplomates)
  • To train participants in critical information retrieval and literature search as well as scientific writing
  • To promote continuous life-long professional development in the field of small animal veterinary medicine

Programme Structure

The Master programme is offered in the following disciplines:
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must hold a recognized veterinary degree from a University or equivalent institution of higher learning. Institutions that are listed in the “anabin” data base and received an H+ mark are accepted.
  • Candidates holding a veterinary degree of an EAEVE/AVMA/AVBC accredited veterinary schools may enter the program immediately after graduation. Other candidates are required to have at least one year of professional experience in small animal veterinary medicine prior to entering the program.
  • Candidates must provide proof that for the whole duration of the Master program they are working full or part (minmum 20h/week) time in a veterinary practice or clinic with a case load of at least 1000 diseased small animals (500 per clinician) per year and adequate facilities for examination, surgery, diagnostic imaging and hospitalisation.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Luxembourg

1212 - 2069 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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