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Options beyond the operating table

Dániel Pleva graduated in 2016 from the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, he is currently a PhD student here. Veterinary education, including the PhD degree, was a compromise for him, between his parents’ wishes and his attraction to a teaching career.

The statues of Dr Adorján Bartha and Dr Tamás Szent-Iványi were unveiled

On 24th June 2020, a statue unveiling ceremony was held in the park of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, where the statues of Dr Adorján Bartha and Dr Tamás Szent-Iványi made by András Kontur sculptor, were placed in honour of the memory of their outstanding work in the field of veterinary medicine.

The next issue of Univet magazine is here

The recently published second issue of Univet, the magazine of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, concludes the decisions, measures and provisions on the cause of the coronavirus epidemic which defined the spring semester. Read our interviews with Dezső Bella – Director of Information Technology and Security, Árisz Ziszisz and Victoria Van Eijk vet students.

UNIVET Quarantine Diary Challenge – easier together

o replace the postponed university programs, the idea of a creative game, ​​the UNIVET Quarantine Diary Challenge was born, which was intended to entertain, activate and strengthen our community with the help of online platforms.

UVMB Summer School turns into Online Summer School

Our Summer School is often considered a lifechanging experience – that’s why we worked so hard to adapt it to the pandemic situation. Fantastic news: we are pleased to invite you to the Online Summer School!

Remembering our Heroes

On Heroes’ Day, we commemorate the Hungarian soldiers and civilians who, defended Hungary and died a heroic death in the battles of the last 1000 years.

Life before and after a clinical practice

He has Hungarian origins, he grew up in Saudi Arabia but a piece of his heart stayed in Budapest forever. He cured a crocodile and put screws in a camel’s mandible before giving up clinical practice. We interviewed Dr Mark Hedberg.

COVID-19 information: about the opening

Based on the decision of the Operational Group, responsible for the control of the coronavirus epidemic in Hungary, the personal mobility restrictions were lifted in Budapest on 18th of May 2020. The University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest maintains protection measures in force regardless of the consolidation and urges its students, lecturers and staff to comply with the general epidemiological standards.

Is it the toucan or the tiny titmouse? The winners of our creative art competition

The creative art competition 2020 organized by the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest on the occasion of Birds and Trees Day was a great success. The contest – which lasted for almost a month – gave opportunity to Hungarian and international children between the age of 6 and 18 who are keen on nature and animals to show their artistic vein and win some valuable prizes.

“Doc, you’re a woman, you can’t do this!”

In the first part of our interview, we introduced Dr Anna Schwahofer who makes decisions on thousands of animals’ lives day by day. In the second part, she talks about the daily routine of a vet working in livestock care; why she decided to find a job here instead of equine care and if there’s a pay gap between small and large animal practices. She also gives us an insight into some of her memorable cases.