Study Guide 2020-2021

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Postgraduate Programme
The need for specialization in the practice of the veterinary profession and the rapid increase of available knowledge in the field of veterinary science have created the need for postgraduate education.

Postgraduate Studies Program of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Thessaly in co-ordination with the Department of Technological Agronomists of TEI Of Epirus entitled “Aquaculture – Pathological problems of farmed aquatic organisms”


Doctoral Diploma, Ph.D

The Department provides a Ph.D. after a three-year study period, based on the doctoral thesis regulations of the Department.

An alphabetical list of the candidate’s doctoral candidates and the subject of their research is available here.

An alphabetical list of the awarded Doctoral theses and the title of their Doctoral Thesis are available here.

The Doctoral Studies Regulations of the Veterinary Department are available here.

Documents for Ph.D. dissertation
Application for a doctoral dissertation

Clinical / Laboratory Postgraduate Training

The Faculty offers a post-graduate training program of clinical or laboratory training in all the fields and departments. This program can last from one to 24 months.
The aim of this program is to provide a postgraduate clinical or laboratory experience, to provide specialized knowledge in the discipline, to educate about the latest scientific information, and to train in the search, evaluation and application of modern scientific data. The program includes mainly clinical or laboratory work, as necessary, as well as attendance of lectures, participation in tutorial exercises, writing of scientific articles, etc.

Documents for submitting applications

Student Organizations
Association of Students of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Thessaly

The Students’ Association of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Thessaly (“Centaurus Chiron”) was founded in 1996 and is the institution of the undergraduate students of the Department. The aims of the association are to guarantee the rights of students, to cultivate the ideals of freedom and democracy, to free the ideas and to improve and promote the Department of Veterinary and Veterinary Medicine. The club operates in accordance with its approved statutes. The students’ college students are entitled to enroll, except for those who are permanent military or have a civil servant status. The supreme collective body of the association is the General Assembly of its members. The club is run by a seven-member board, which emerges after the elections. Furthermore, the proper functioning of the club is ensured through the students / students who are responsible for the year, who are promoted each year separately.

International Veterinary Students Association of Thessaly

The International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) is a non-syndical and non-profit organization that exploits the potential and dedication of veterinary students to their science. It was established in the early 1950s in Denmark to promote and implement veterinary skills, education and knowledge in the international arena. IVSA Thessaly was founded in 2003 and reactivated in 2011, aiming to provide educational opportunities in all areas of veterinary science. This is achieved through collaboration with other veterinary or student organizations to support the students of the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Thessaly to communicate with other students and to attend educational programs around the world. In 2012 IVSA Greece was founded with IVSA Thessaly and IVSA Thessaloniki. IVSA Thessaly supports Veterinary Student Visiting Programs, through which it provides the opportunity to practice in private or public veterinary organizations abroad, resulting in the exchange of knowledge and experiences with foreign students and, ultimately, the expansion of knowledge and skills. Also, IVSA Thessaly organizes a variety of events and annually co-organizes (with IVSA Thessaloniki the Panhellenic Conference of Veterinary Students, which takes place alternately in Karditsa or Thessaloniki.