In accordance with the Higher Education and Research Act, the Dean is the person responsible for providing leadership to the faculty. He or she is supported in this task by the Faculty Board, which is made up of the Vice Deans and Directors of the faculty's research organisation, education organisation and its operational departments.
The Faculty’s primary tasks are education, research and patient care. These tasks are carried out by the Faculty’s seven departments and one interfacultary institute. The Faculty also administers the university’s Central Animal Laboratory Research Facility.
Employee participation at the Faculty level takes place in the Faculty Council. Study Programme Committees arrange educational affairs for the Bachelor's and Master's programmes, respectively.
The Faculty’s organisational structure is determined by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine’s Faculty Regulations.