University description (as per official university website)
On the History of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
The history of the Veterinary University of Vienna goes back to the 18th Century and back to the times Maria Thererias.
It is true that since antiquity the knowledge gained to heal sick animals and passed on orally, the first veterinary schools were built but only in absolutist France, in Lyon in 1762 and 1765 in Alfort.
The first veterinary schools in German-speaking
As the third world and first in the German veterinary school in Vienna followed, on 24 March 1765 was ordered its foundation by the Empress Maria Theresa, the operation began in 1767 against the backdrop of a great demand for veterinarians. For the armies of many healthy horses needed for the war, while Europe was heavy, hit agricultural production threatening diseases.
From a school of the military to self-University
As their name and affiliation, the history of veterinary school over the centuries was very eventful. It began as the military assigned "KK horse cures and surgical school." The title of a university, she received in 1897, its independence in 1905, the Promotion Law in 1908, the designation of Veterinary Medicine Vienna 1975th
From 3 District of Vienna in 21 District
Consistently, however, remained a long time from 1777, the site in the third district of Vienna, although passed shortly before the First World War considerations for a move. It has finally taken until 1996, taken up more plans and rejected, endured wars and crises, and were overcome and the new campus on the Danube in the 21 field district of Vienna, was built and covered.
Unique technical university
Today, the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna is a unique specialist university in Austria dar you not only the future veterinarians from forming, but also drives the research and training in the field of work of the health of animals, humans and the environment is progressing steadily - in an interdisciplinary and international context .
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Physiology, pathophysiology and biophysics
Physiology and Biophysics
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Population genetics in general
Laboratory Animal Science
Anatomy and histology
Bacteriology, Mycology and Hygiene
Pathology and forensic veterinary medicine
Animal and public health in veterinary medicine
Botany and pharmacognosy
Veterinary Public Health
Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare
Department of Poultry
Clinic for Swine
Clinic for Ruminants
Functional Food Microbiology milk
Herd Management in ruminants
Small animals and horses
Hospital for Small Animals
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Intensive Care
Small Animal Internal Medicine
Small animal surgery, ophthalmology and dentistry
Obstetrics, gynecology, andrology and insemination
Großtierchirurgie and Orthopaedics
Internal Medicine Horse