University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Select Language
The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover represents long-standing competence in veterinary medicine. It was founded in 1778 as the Royal School of Equine Medicine, and is the only veterinary education establishment in Germany to have preserved its independent status.

10 reasons why you should study this degree program

M.Sc. "Animal Biology and Biomedical Sciences"

The Master's programme is aimed at Bachelor's graduates in biology, biochemistry and related fields, lasts four semesters and concludes with the title of...

read more

Three PhD programms for research and qualification

The Hannover Graduate School (HGNI)

The Hannover Graduate School (HGNI) offers three PhD programs with different disciplines and emphases. For aspiring scientists, the HGNI is ideal entry in...

read more

How and why are they performed? And what is examined?

Looking into Animals: Necropsies at the TiHo

Veterinary pathologists have varied tasks: they determine the causes of diseases and death in pets, zoo animals, and livestock, and also perform research...

read more

The department of Fish Pathology and Fish Farming at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Fish: Furless Patients

What does a fish doctor actually do? He examines, takes x-rays, carries out ultrasound scans, vaccinates, and sometimes even operates on fish – for instan...

read more

TiHo investigates new poultry husbandry concept - Studentenwerk tests acceptance in refectories

Dual-Purpose Chicken-Research to Improve Animal Welfare

Researchers of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, (TiHo) are currently investigating the husbandry of dual-purpose chicken in coo...

read more

Treating epilepsy – with nature’s help

The Medical Use of Spider Silk

Spider silk has remarkable properties: it is tear-resistant, extremely elastic, waterproof, as well as antibacterial and bio-degradable. Centuries ago, sp...

read more