If you’ve been wondering whether there are any veterinary universities in Southern Europe, we’ve got the answers. Here’s a list of all universities in this part of Europe which offer programs for studying veterinary medicine.
Autonomous University of Barcelona
The Autonomous University of Barcelona consists of 57 departments in the social, life, human, and experimental sciences. It was established in 1968 and has over 40,000 students. This university is considered to be one of the best universities in Spain.
CEU Cardenal Herrera University
The CEU Cardenal Herrera University was established in 1970. This private university is located in Valencia and features five faculties. The Faculty of Veterinary offers Degree in Veterinary in Spanish, English and French, as well as, a Master’s Degree in Clinical Practice Management and Veterinary Centers.
Complutense University of Madrid
The Complutense University of Madrid founded in 1293 is one of the oldest universities in the world. If you choose to study veterinary medicine at this university, you’ll be enrolled in the most prestigious academic institution in Spain.
University of Extremadura
The University of Extremadura is a public university founded in 1973. It offers 64 Bachelor’s Degrees and 32 Master’s Degrees. The Faculty of Veterinary is part of the Cáceres Campus.
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria founded in 1989 offers 34 bachelor’s degrees, 31 Master’s degrees, and 13 PhD programs. The University Institute for Animal Health and Food Security is part of this university
University of León
The University of León established in 1979 and it’s located in León and Ponferrada. The subaltern school of Veterinary Medicine was created in 1852.
University of Murcia
The University of Murcia with 38,000 students is the largest and the main university in the Región de Murcia. The Faculty of Veterinary Science provides Honours Degree in Veterinary Science and Honours Degree in Science and Food Technology.
University of Zaragoza
The University of Zaragoza established in 1542 is one of the oldest universities in Spain. The Veterinary Faculty is part of the Zaragoza campus.
University of Bari
The University of Bari Aldo Moro was founded in 1925 and consists of 12 faculties, including the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. This university isn’t only the largest one in the country but also the most prestigious one in Southern Italy.
University of Bologna
The University of Bologna, one of the most prestigious Italian universities, was established in 1088. There are 11 schools part of the university among which is the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
University of Camerino
The University of Camerino was established in 1336 and is considered to be among the best universities in the country with fewer than 10,000 students. It has five faculties, of which the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is located in Matelica.
University of Messina
The University of Messina was established in 1548 and is divided into 11 faculties, among which is the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
University of Milan
The University of Milan is one of the largest universities in Europe and was founded in 1924. It has more than 60,000 students and offers 134 undergraduate and graduate courses. The Schools of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture were created in the 1930s.
University of Naples Federico II
The University of Naples Federico II was established in 1224 and it’s one of the oldest public non-sectarian university in the world. It is divided into 13 faculties, including the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
University of Padua
The University of Padua was founded in 1222 and it’s considered to be one of the most famous ones in Europe. It is divided into various departments, including the Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment.
University of Parma
One of the oldest universities in the world was established in the 10th century. The University of Parma is divided into 9 departments and the Department of Veterinary Science is part of it.
University of Perugia
The University of Perugia was founded in 1308 and has about 26,732 students. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is one of the 11 faculties.
University of Pisa
Founded in 1343, the University of Pisa consists of 20 departments. One of these departments is the Veterinary Sciences department.
University of Sassari
The University of Sassari was established in 1562 and has about 13,000 students. It is organized into 13 departments and 11 faculties, among which is the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
University of Teramo
The University of Teramo, founded in 1993, has one of the most modern campuses in the country. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is one of the five faculties of the university.
University of Turin
Established in 1404, the University of Turin is one of the oldest universities on the continent. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is one of the 13 faculties and 55 departments.
This is the largest private universities in the country. Founded in 1987, the Universidade Lusófona incorporates the Department of Veterinary Medicine.
University of Lisbon
The University of Lisbon is the largest universities in the country and was established in 2013. The School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the 18 schools of this university.
University of Évora (Department of Veterinary Medicine)
Established in 1559, this university is the second oldest in Portugal. It has about 10,496 students.
University of Porto Abel Salazar (Biomedical Sciences Institute)
The University of Porto, the second largest university in Portugal, was established in 1911. It has over 30,640 and it’s organized into 13 faculties, a biomedical sciences institute and a business school.
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (School of Agrarian and Veterinary)
Established in 1986, the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro is organized into four university schools and one polytechnic school. One of these is the School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences.