Faculty of Veterinary

University of Veterinary Sciences
Brno, Czech Republic

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University of Veterinary Sciences

The university offers interesting and promising study programmes in the areas of Veterinary Medicine taught in Czech and English.

International students at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Years of tradition

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

The faculty holds an unique position amongst other veterinary faculties across Europe. Its division into different sections helps students to gain professional knowledge from the entire spectrum of veterinary medicine.

Faculty sections

Section of Morphology and Physiology

During the study of physiology, you will be introduced to the normal functions of living organisms and their parts. While studying morphology, you will be familiarized with the particular form, shape, or structure of an organ during its normal physiological state.

Section of Pathological Biology

During this part of the course, you will be presented with the mechanism and essential nature of a disease. More specifically you will be allowed to explore the morphological changes associated with the form, shape or structure of the organ caused by the pathological process.

Section of Small Animals Diseases

This portion of the course will demonstrate to you the intricate nature of small animal medicine. This will encompass everything ranging from small animal internal medicine to surgery and orthopaedics. In addition you shall be educated in the intricacies of exotic animal medicine.

Section of Large Animals Diseases

During this portion of the course you will be familiarised with the internal medicine, surgery and orthopaedics of large animals. Additionally you will be introduced to the internal medicine of swine, ruminants and equine.

Institute of the History of Veterinary Medicine

The Institute of the History of Veterinary Medicine houses materials about the life and work of veterinarians, clippings about Czechoslovak veterinary institutions, photographic and film footage from veterinary activities, veterinary instruments and medicines from the practice and other art objects.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine | 6 years

Master's degree programme

The study programme covers the entire scope of veterinary medicine. It is, however, strongly focused on diagnostics, therapy and prevention of diseases of various species. Studies are concluded with the state exam consisting of several partial exams from clinical subjects chosen by the student. Graduates are awarded the title “doctor of veterinary medicine” abbreviated as “MVDr.”.

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Applicant must submit an online application. Admission to the Master's study programme is conditional upon the completion of secondary education. The applicant is obligated to deliver personally or by post: high school leaving certificate, 1 passport photo and completed Medical certificate. The entrance examination will be held in the form of a test in biology and chemistry based on secondary schools' knowledge.

International students pay tuition fees at their own expense. It is required that the fee is paid in total prior to the beginning of the academic year or it can be paid in a maximum of four installments during the relevant academic year.


An overview of specific subjects can be found in the study plan at our website.

Entrance Exam

The entrance exam consists of biology and chemistry. The areas of questions are listed on the school's website.

Country in the Heart of Europe

The Czech Republic, also called Czechia, country located in central Europe. It comprises of three historical provinces: Bohemia and Moravia along with the southern tip of Silesia, collectively often called the Czech Lands.

Basic facts


10.66 million




The Heart of Europe. Its neighbours are Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia.


10th safest country in the world, 6th safest country in Europe




Czech Crown / CZK, 1 euro is about 25 CZK

Brno city

Brno is a Silicon Valley of Central Europe

Brno is the capital of South Moravia, a region in the southeast of the country. The city is located between two rivers and is surrounded by forests. Brno has a long and illustrious history dating back to the ancient era. Beautiful architecture, cobblestone streets, and lively squares are all around. In Brno, you will find a medieval castle, neoclassical church, crypt, and a beautiful Vila Tugendhat which is part of the UNESCO heritage.

Students in Brno

There is so much to do

Cost of living

The cost of living in the Czech Republic is significantly cheaper than in other EU countries, this will allow you to live well, even if you do not rob a bank.

Euros per month


140 €


120 €

Transport around Brno

11 €


40 €

Coffee + cakes

40 €

Culture and sport

50 €


80 €


20 €

Affordable dormitories

The cost of living in the Czech Republic is significantly cheaper than in other EU countries, this will allow you to live well, even if you do not rob the bank.


20 minutes

Kraví Hora park

15 minutes

Wilson park

8 minutes

Tábor tram stop

7 minutes

Take-away shops

7 minutes

Grocery shops

10 minutes

City centre

20 minutes via tram

Swimming pool Kraví hora

20 minutes via tram

MZK library

15 minutes

Frequently asked questions

Credits, jumping, deferring & subject recognition

Block studies


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Palackého tř. 1946/1,
612 42 Brno
Czech Republic