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Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Norges Veterinærhøgskole
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Latin: Schola Veterinaria Norvegiae
Established 1936
Type Public University
Rector Lars Moe
Staff 430 (total)
Students 460
Location Oslo, Norway
Campus Oslo
The institution in Oslo

Norwegian School of Veterinary Science (Norwegian: Norges Veterinærhøgskole) or NVH is a public university located in Oslo, Norway, that educates veterinarians and veterinary nurses as well as research within aquatic medicine, food safety, comparative medicine and mammalian diseases, health and welfare. The institution has 430 employees and 460 students. Parts of the research are conducted in Tromsø and Sandnes.





A total of 70 students are accepted to the veterinary courses each year at NVH. The program is a 5.5 year Master program leading to the title This is the only veterinary program in the country and one of the most difficult studies to get accepted into.

Animal nursing

NVH accepts 15 students each year for a two year course in animal nursing.

Master of Science programs

The institution also started offering two two-year Master of Science programs within the fields of aquatic medicine and food safety. About 15 applicants are accepted on each of the two English language courses.

Doctor studies

About 15 candidates are awarded the Philosophiae Doctor each year from NVH. It is based on a 3+1 year model, with three years of studying and research, and one year of work.


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