Lectures Veterinary students Vienna
Doctors of Veterinary Medicine
Library from Vienna Veterinary University
Lectures Veterinary students Vienna
FVM-S Veterinary Students

Our Mission

The aim of this summer school is to contribute to the teaching on animal welfare, veterinary ethics and law with a focus on small-scale farms and traditional (extensive) production systems that are of particular importance in the Balkan states and Eastern Europe. As an interdisciplinary scheme, the summer shool aims to contribute to the VetNEST members’ curricula as an elective course and allow veterinary students to gain knowledge on the topic within a total of 75 working hours investment (3 ECTS credits; 1 ECTS credit = 25 working hours). First training school will be held and organised in Vienna and  followed by other  VetNEST member country in future. VetNEST member institution shall integrate theoretical and practical teaching goals and integrated in their curicula in form of elective subject. In order to reach the teaching goals, not only theoretical aspects will be presented in lectures and dealt with in workshops. In the course special attention will be given to the roles, responsibilities and activities of veterinary professionals in implementation of animal welfare measures, especially in the development of a communication strategy. Furthermore, first hand experience will be acquired through farm visits to learn about a variety of situations in different management conditions, especially about small scale farms, traditional production, extensive type of breeding (nomad breeding)  etc.

Our Mission

The aim of this summer school is to contribute to the teaching on animal welfare, veterinary ethics and law with a focus on small-scale farms and traditional (extensive) production systems that are of particular importance in the Balkan states and Eastern Europe. As an interdisciplinary scheme, the summer shool aims to contribute to the VetNEST members’ curricula as an elective course and allow veterinary students to gain knowledge on the topic within a total of 75 working hours investment (3 ECTS credits; 1 ECTS credit = 25 working hours). First training school will be held and organised in Vienna and  followed by other  VetNEST member country in future. VetNEST member institution shall integrate theoretical and practical teaching goals and integrated in their curicula in form of elective subject. In order to reach the teaching goals, not only theoretical aspects will be presented in lectures and dealt with in workshops. In the course special attention will be given to the roles, responsibilities and activities of veterinary professionals in implementation of animal welfare measures, especially in the development of a communication strategy. Furthermore, first hand experience will be acquired through farm visits to learn about a variety of situations in different management conditions, especially about small scale farms, traditional production, extensive type of breeding (nomad breeding)  etc.

Lectures Veterinary students Vienna
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Lectures Veterinary students Vienna
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