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Veterinary Medicine, Ph.D.

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University rank #58 (BCR) Zürich, Switzerland
A veterinary technician in Ethiopia shows the owner of an ailing donkey how to sanitize the site of infection. Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals. 


The doctorate in veterinary medicine is a scholarly thesis written under supervision. In writing their thesis, students acquire skills in conducting scholarly research in the field of veterinary medicine or related biomedical life sciences, including the ability to plan and conduct research as well as to evaluate and interpret findings and present them in written form. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Master's degree, or equivalent, in Veterinary Medicine and license to practice Veterinary Medicine 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    130 EUR/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 130 EUR per semester and a duration of .
  • EU/EEA

    130 EUR/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 130 EUR per semester and a duration of .
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  • Tuition fee is 150 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

  • 1920 - 2580 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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