University of Veterinary Science in Košice

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University of Veterinary Science in Košice


  • Tuition Fee 8,000 €
  • Course Duration 6 years
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Requirements Entrance exams and adequate English proficiency
  • Veterinary

The University of Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia ranks among the 10 best veterinary schools in Europe and is internationally accredited

About University of Veterinary Science in Košice

The University of Veterinary Medicine in Slovakia ranks among the 10 best veterinary schools in Europe and is internationally accredited. It is proud of providing extensive practical experience in veterinary science and practical contact with animals during the studies. Students appreciate the amicable atmosphere on the campus and feel welcomed in the international student community in Košice. There is also a variety of student societies, which include extraordinary clubs such as cynology or falconry.

Košice, being the second largest city in Slovakia, is a vibrant city with an appreciable community of international students. Their time in Košice is all the more pleasant, as the relaxed atmosphere and vast possibilities of nightlife make for a balanced stay.


University of Veterinary Science in Košice

Univerzita veterinárskeho lekárstva a farmácie v Košiciach, Komenského, Košice, Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the living costs in Košice ?

    Košice is a budget-friendly city, with the costs for accommodation ranging from 60 € to 200 €. Other expenses such as food or party-life usually amount to 200 € per month.

  • How is the student life?

    Košice is rightly proud of their relaxed atmosphere eye-catching historical aesthetics. It is the ideal place for the life of a student – the peacefulness is balanced with abundant party venues and exciting cultural scene. Moreover, Košice is the home of many Slovakia’s successful sport clubs. This provides excellent opportunities for pursuing your favourite sport as a meaningful hobby.

  • What are my opportunities after I graduate?

    The degrees awarded to the students are recognized in all countries of the European Union and in most of the federal states of USA, which means that you are free to return to your home country and work there.

  • What are the university fees?

    The annual university fee for studying General Veterinary Medicine is 8,000 €.

  • English requirements?

    No declaration of language proficiency is required by this faculty; however, adequate English language skills are largely beneficial for the course.

  • What are the admission requirements?

    Applicants must pass an entrance examination in Chemistry and Biology in written form (multiple choice tests). Sample questions and the specific syllabus can be found here

  • Are there any additional costs?

    Do not worry: all additional costs are taken care of by us.

  • Is there any financial aid provided?

    Yes, excellent students are eligible for scholarships. This depends on their grades point average.

  • Who can apply ?

    All applicants need to hold a degree of completed secondary (high school) education. Both national and international degrees (such as IB or A-levels) are acceptable. Students need to be at least 17 years of age.

  • Visa requirements?

    EU citizens are not required to have a Visa to commence studies in the EEA exclusive area. In times of Brexit and uncertainty in the political landscape, we will take care of your VISA application.

    For all other countries, the clients will be assisted with the intricacies of the VISA application. We are certain we can make your journey to becoming a doctor as smooth as possible.

  • Why Košice?
    • Students from over 50 countries
    • Slovak language courses for foreign students

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