Continuing Education Veterinary Medicine

The rapidly changing world of veterinary medicine demands that you as a veterinary professional keep developing yourself, so that you are equipped with the right knowledge and skills to practice your profession or take the next step in your career. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine offers high-quality post-academic courses for professional in the field of veterinary medicine.

Our highly competent lecturers make use of the latest insights and research results in veterinary medicine. Above and beyond the self-evident seal of quality bestowed by the university itself, all our courses for veterinary medicine practitioners are accredited by the national accreditation body, PE-Veterinair. Course participants who are not veterinary medicine professionals receive a certificate listing the number of accreditation points they have accumulated for the benefit of their own accreditation body.

If you are a veterinary medicine professional who is looking for a short course or training to expand your knowledge, whether in breadth or in depth, please click on the button below to access the website with our complete education for professionals offer.

Complete education for professionals offer

Poultry Health Science
Poultry production is a fast-growing industry that is the biggest supplier of animal protein worldwide. This course offers in-depth knowledge on a wide variety of topics regarding poultry, that will help address local and global challenges in sustainable poultry health care. 

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Management, strategy and leadership for veterinary professionals

The veterinary professional of the 21st century faces a quickly changing world. This course stimulates veterinary professionals and practice managers to rethink their position, practice, or profession and make change happen. Through this course you will build strong leadership, strategy, and management skills.

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Education for Companion Animal professionals

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is working on new educational programmes for practicing companion animal veterinarians and para-veterinarians. We will start in Autumn 2020, under the name OvP Gezelschapsdieren (Education for Companion Animal Professionals) formerly PEGD. Initially, the selection will be modest, but we aim for an extensive continuing education programme in 2021 and beyond.

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Want to develop your own course?

We suggest you meet with the team of Continuing Education to discuss details about the organization of your course. For more information on designing the course, see the intranet page of Continuing Education. When creating a program page for your course, please use the template below.


The course Zoology of reptiles and amphibians was given in the autumn of 2020 as part of Continuing Education Veterinary Medicine. The next time this course is given is in October/ November 2021.