European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education RE-VISITATION REPORT to The Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu. On 06 – 08 November 2019.
The Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences of the Estonian University of Life Sciences claims to provide an excellent education in veterinary medicine, aquaculture, animal science, and meat and dairy technology, with special emphasis on the capability and flexibility of modern teaching and research activities to respond to the needs of the agricultural and food industry.
Research conducted by the departments and working groups of the Institute involves almost all aspects of the “from farm to fork” production and processing chain of animal products.
The Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences performs high-level modern teaching and R&D activities in the field of animal nutrition, animal production, including aquaculture, animal genetics and breeding, reproductive biology, biotechnology, normal and pathological morphology, animal health, infectious and invasive diseases, therapy, food hygiene, food technology, and other subject areas related to animal science and veterinary medicine.
The present-day Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences was formed on January 1, 2005 by amalgamation of the Institute of Animal Science, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and the Estonian Agrobiocentre of the former Estonian Agricultural University.