2nd level BachelorVeterinary Medicine
|Study location||Latvia, Jelgava|
|Type||2nd level Bachelor, full-time|
|Nominal duration||6 years (366 ECTS)|
|Awards||2nd level Bachelor (Qualification: Veterinarian with the right to continue studies in the doctoral study programme of Veterinary Medicine)|
|Accreditation||December 31, 2021|
|Tuition fee||€7,000 per year|
|Application fee||€160 one-time
|Dormitory fee||€70 per month
It requires to pay additional 60 EUR for Dormitory deposit.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Latvian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
We accept only officially translated documents
Must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum – IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76).
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
You need to have at least “Satisfactory” grade in Biology or Chemistry and need to pass an online entrance test in biology and chemistry.
Veterinary medicine is a scientifically-practical branch, that studies animal diseases, diagnoses them, carries out treatments, prophylaxis and abatement, as well as supervises and controls hygiene of food products and prevents illnesses common for both people and animals. It deals with environment protection form pollution, as well as takes care of ethical, esthetical and economical needs of pet and animal owners. Specialists of the branch solve problems connected with maintenance and provision of animal health, as well as quality and control of food products in the country. A very important field nowadays is food hygiene and specialists within it deal with various technologies of products processing, production and distribution in order to provide the production and use of harmless and healthy products.
You will gain knowledge of the structure and function of healthy animals, of their husbandry, reproduction, hygiene and their feeding, knowledge of the behavior and protection of animals, knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of the animal diseases, including a special knowledge of the diseases which may be transmitted to humans, knowledge of preventive medicine, knowledge of the hygiene and technology involved in the production, manufacture and putting into circulation of animal foodstuffs or foodstuffs of animal origin intended for human consumption.
By choosing the study programme ‘Veterinary medicine’ you will have the possibilities to study in a modern environment, to meet sophisticated professors and to perfect you knowledge abroad corresponding to today’s requirements.
Graduates can establish a private practice in veterinary medicine, work in already established veterinary hospitals and in institutions of food and veterinary services, as well as advance in the career in the veterinary medicine science. Veterinarians and food hygienists can work at the enterprises under the supervision of the State Services dealing with food production and distribution, as well as with public catering or laboratory testing diagnostics.