Postgraduate professional education

The Faculty offers the postgraduate professional degree of specialist in veterinary medicine. A licensed veterinarian can specialise in equine diseases, small animal diseases, contagious animal diseases, production animal medicine, hygiene of food production or environmental health and food control. In addition to national specialist degrees, veterinarians can complete a European specialist diploma (Diplomate). The European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS)

Extension studies are crucially important to the attainment of the objective of lifelong learning for veterinarians. Veterinarians are legally obligated to maintain their professional skills. For its part, the Faculty participates in the implementation of extension studies by offering some of its courses to already practising veterinarians. More information in Finnish.