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Organisation structure

Department of Epizootology and Parasitology

Teaching activities

Department of Epizootology and Parasitology provides teaching of study subjects in the study programmes General Veterinary Medicine, Food Hygiene, Pharmacy, Cynology, Safety of food and feed and Human - Animal Relation and its utilization in Canistherapy and Hippotherapy. Creative staff also act as tutors of diploma and bachelor's theses. Within postgraduate education, the staff of the department train students in internal and external form of PhD. study in the study branch 6.3.7. - Infectious and parasitic diseases of animals and 4.2.13. - Virology. Department of Epizootology and Parasitology intensively cooperates with departments and clinics of UVMP in Košice, State Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic, Chamber of Veterinary Surgeons of the Slovak Republic, scientific institutes of Slovak Academy of Sciences as well as private veterinarians. Department of Epizootology and Parasitology provides practical training in specialized laboratories, agricultural enterprises and School agriculture enterprise in Zemplínska Teplica.

General veterinary medicine:
  • Epizootology
  • Parasitology
  • Preventive veterinary medicine
  • Contagious diseases of animals
  • Preventive veterinary medicine, sanitation and public health
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of small animals
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of ruminants
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of horses
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of pigs
  • Zoonoses
  • Breeding and diseases of reptiles and terrarial animals
  • Protection of animals used in biomedical research according to EU legislation
  • Diseases of laboratory animals and management of clinical experiments
  • Tropical veterinary medicine
  • Rescue cynology
Post bachelor study programme General Veterinary Medicine:
  • Epizootology
  • Parasitology
  • Contagious diseases of animals
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of small animals
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of ruminants
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of horses
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases of pigs
  • Zoonoses
  • Breeding and diseases of reptiles and terrarial animals
  • Tropical veterinary medicine
Post bachelor study programme for graduates of JSP Animal Science:
  • Epizootology
  • Parasitology
  • Breeding and diseases of reptiles and terrarial animals
  • Tropical veterinary medicine
Joint study programme Animal Science:
  • Microbiology, immunology and parasitology
  • Introduction to veterinary epizootology
  • Preventive veterinary medicine, sanitation and public health