- 3,500 Students
- Public Institution Type
The University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno was founded in 1918. At the moment the university consists of three faculties - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, and Faculty of Pharmacy.
The VFU Brno is the only university in the Czech Republic specializing in veterinary medicine, veterinary hygiene and ecology, and just one of two teaching pharmaceutical science. It is found within the City of Brno in the city district of Brno - Královo Pole, in the university campus, where all educational and research facilities are located.
Scientific, research and creative activities all form an integral part of the university. These activities take place within the university faculties. To obtain funding , as a rule, the university competes with other applicants for financing from external sources. The most important source of financing are funds for research projects, funds for institutional and specific research projects, a national research programme, grants from grant agencies, contractual research with companies and other possible issuers, including shares for resolving international projects.