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Are you planning to study with us next year? The Veterinary School of Cáceres is a higher education institution focusing towards both domestic and wild animal health, but also food themes. Our institution ambition is to train veterinarians capable of dealing with international health and food issues, and in this sense, intensive internationalization is a key objective in the development strategy.

A broad network of partnerships, not only from the EU but also from America, has been created, according to their competences and expertise in different areas of interest.

Please take note of the following information:

1st Year (each course, 6 credits)

Biology And Ethology
Veterinary Biometrics
Embryology and Anatomy I
Physics and Chemistry for Veterinarians
Agronomy and Agricultural Economy
Anatomy II
Veterinary Cytology and Histology
Endocrinology and Metabolic Regulation

2nd Year (each course, 6 credits)

Ethics, Legislation and Veterinary Deontology
Ethnology and Veterinary Management (and Animal Welfare)
Animal Physiology
Pathological Anatomy I
General Pharmacology and Toxicology
General Pathology

3rd Year(each course, 6 credits)

Pathological Anatomy II
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Animal Food
Food Technology and Biochemistry I
Imaging Diagnosis and Radiobiology
Parasitic Diseases I
Infectious Diseases I
Food Technology and Biochemistry II
Clinical and Environmental Toxicology

4th Year (each course, 6 credits)

Hygiene and Food Security I
Animal Production I
Medical and Food Pathology I
Parasitic Diseases II. Tropical Parasitology And Public Health
Infectious Diseases II
Surgical Pathology and Surgery I
Medical and Food Pathology II
Reproduction and Obstetrics I
Animal Production II
Hygiene and Food Security II

5th Year (each course, 6 credits)

Surgical Pathology and Surgery II
Reproduction and Obstetrics II
Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Health Police
Applied anatomy and slaughterhall of both domestic and game animals
Large animal clinic
Small animal clinic
Safety management and quality of the food industry

(*) Moreover there are different optional courses that you can follow (each course, 6 credits):

  • We are changing our curriculum. Some courses may not be active, but we will try to put the correct information as soon as possible at the webpage
  • All the classes are held in Spanish.
  • Nevertheless, for any question, please don’t hesitate to contact the responsible, Prof. Antonio González Mateos (