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Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Veterinary Academy

Kaunas, Lithuania

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  • The Lithuanian Veterinary Academy merged with the Kaunas University of Medicine to form the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in 2010. The university consists of two main academies: the Medical Academy and the Veterinary Academy.
  • The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Animal Husbandry Technology, and Institute of Animal Science make up the Veterinary Academy. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is Lithuania’s only school of higher education with study programs in veterinary medicine and veterinary food safety.
  • Veterinary studies last for five-and-a-half years, and students are awarded the professional qualification of veterinary surgeon and a master’s degree in veterinary medicine.
  • Kaunas is Lithuania’s second largest city, with around 300,000 people. Located in south-central 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