University of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien
TypePublic
Established1767
Administrative staff
670
Students2800
Location,
Websitehttp://www.vetmeduni.ac.at/en/

The University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (German: Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien - in short: VUW) was founded in 1767 as the world's third school for veterinary medicine (after Lyon and Alfort) by Milan's Ludovico Scotti, originally named k. k. Pferde-Curen- und Operationsschule (literally, "Imperial-Royal School for the Cure and Surgery of Horses"). Today, it has c. 2,800 students and c. 600 employees.

Spin-offs

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Since 2002, universities in Austria can found spin-off companies. Most of the spin-off companies are still located on the university's grounds: Animal Health IT, Biomodels Austria, Innovaphyt, Marinomed, Mycosafe, Novelix, VetWIDI, VirBiomed, ViruSure

The university also operates the Teaching and Research Farms outside of Vienna.[1]

See also

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "About the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna". Retrieved 16 January 2019 – via www.EurekAlert.org.

Coordinates: 48°15′19″N 16°25′53″E / 48.25528°N 16.43139°E / 48.25528; 16.43139