Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

'Point of contact for all veterinary matters'

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has a unique position in the Netherlands. Not only is this the only institution where veterinarians are trained, researchers are also working together on innovative scientific research. In addition, the faculty provides specialist clinical care in the largest academic veterinary hospital in Europe.Thanks to this position, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine point of contact for all veterinary matters, both nationally and increasingly internationally.


Willem van Eden, hoogleraar Veterinaire immunologie aan de Universiteit Utrecht.
21 January 2015
Utrecht University will lead a research study for new therapies for arthritis, which should be able to fight the condition in an early phase.
26 November 2014
Dozens of heavily mutilated harbour porpoises that wash ashore every year on Dutch beaches are the victims of attacks by grey seals.
11 November 2014
The dead raccoon found in the eastern parts of the Dutch province of Gelderland in October 2014, appears to have died from a severe physical impact.


29 January 2015 10:30 -
The welfare of pigs in commercial farms and in laboratories is an important issue in veterinary medicine and society at large.
29 January 2015 14:30 -
Doctoral Candidate Cyrina van Beusekom has studied how medicines are broken down and excreted by the cat’s liver.
5 February 2015 14:30 -
Research of the Q fever outbreak in the Netherlands during the period 2005-2012 has taught us much about this disease.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine