University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice

University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice Fast Facts

  • Veterinary Medicine

    World-class EU institution

  • Low Tuition Fees

    Only €8950 per year

  • Entrance Exams

    Biology and Chemistry held online

  • Easy to Access

    Direct flights from London, Liverpool and Dublin

  • Campus Environment

    Self contained veterinary university

  • City Location

    Kosice is Slovakia's 2nd largest city

The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice has been educating world-class Veterinarians since 1949. Situated on a self-contained campus in Slovakia’s second largest city, it provides one of the best value veterinary medicine programmes in the European Union. As an EAEVE approved programme, graduating from Kosice enables registration with the RCVS in the UK without the need to take the RCVS Statutory Examination for Membership.

The six-year veterinary medicine programme is separated into theoretical (preclinical) disciplines, followed by the clinical phase. During the pre-clinical phase, students will focus on the theory underpinning medical and veterinary medical practice. This will include anatomy, histology, nutrition and dietetics, physiology, and pathological physiology. The clinical phase of the programme will include placements in private veterinary clinics, small and large animal hospitals, farms and even experience at the local zoo. This is preparing you for the environments you may find yourself in during your rewarding career as a veterinary professional. You can find a copy of the study plan here.

The city of Kosice it a real student hub. Being the second largest city in Slovakia, it boasts all the amenities you could wish for. A plethora of restaurants (including multiple Asian and Indian offerings), cafes, bars and clubs will suit every taste and budget. Kosice is also served by its own airport with direct flights from London, Liverpool, Dublin, Vienna, and Prague. Kosice train station also provides direct connections to Budapest and towns across Slovakia and Czech Republic.

Apply to study Veterinary Medicine in Kosice

Applications to study at this amazing European veterinary school are straightforward. Make your application in less than ten minutes using the Medical Doorway application form. We will then get you registered for one of the online entrance exams. The exam itself consists of multiple-choice and open ended questions in Biology and Chemistry. All Medical Doorway applicants get access to our online preparation portal.

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