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Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Veterinary Academy

Kaunas, Lithuania

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  • Founded in 1936, the Veterinary Academydisclaimer icon is Lithuania’s only school of higher education that trains veterinarians, public health specialists, and animal husbandry technologists.
  • The Veterinary Academy merged with the Kaunas University of Medicine to form the Lithuanian University of Health Sciencesdisclaimer icon in 2010.
  • Veterinary studies last for five-and-a-half years, and students are awarded the professional qualification of veterinary surgeon.
  • Kaunas is Lithuania’s second largest city, with over 360,000 people. Located in the middle of Lithuania, Kaunas sits on the confluence of the country’s two largest rivers, the Nemunas and Neris. The city’s first mention in a written source dates back to the 12th century.
  • One current Center for Veterinary Medicine employee is an alumnus – Vitolis Vengris, DVM, PhD. 
Street in Kaunas, Lithuania