DVM program

Veterinary education is guided by a curriculum common to the 4 French Veterinary Schools.


4 specific macro-competences

  • To advise and prevent for the health and well-being of animals and for the respect of biosecurity principles.
  • To establish a diagnosis on an individual or collective scale including the collection of information, the formulation of hypotheses, their hierarchy in order to treat animals or to apply this approach to other professional situations.
  • To care for and treat by implementing appropriate care and treatment protocols.
  • To act for public health by being the sentinel of and responsible for animal health, food safety and animal production according to the principle of “One health” (animal, human, environmental).
    Conseiller et prévenir pour la santé et le bien-être des animaux et pour le respect des principes de biosécurité.

4 transversal macro-skills

  • To work in a company and manage the daily economic, administrative, regulatory and human resources aspects in all areas of practice of the profession.
  • To communicate with animal owners, staff, professionals, competent authorities and the general public using appropriate means.
  • To act as a scientist using an evidence-based information and critical analysis strategy.
  • To act responsibly and with full awareness of health, ethical and societal responsibilities, particularly in relation to sustainable development and animal welfare.


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The internship is open to holders of a veterinary diploma (DVM). This training is the first step towards a specialization course.
Admission is based on a national competition organized by the four French national veterinary schools (ENVF).

The Internship training aims to train veterinary health professionals, with an in-depth level of knowledge and operational skills that can be carried out independently, in individual medicine and surgery, as well as in population medicine or herd medicine and corresponds to one year of full-time training in one of the following areas :

Companion animal medicine and surgery

Equine medicine and surgery

Food animal medicine and surgery

Graduate programs

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Continuing education

Our expertise available to professionals

Every year we organize nearly 30,000 hours of continuing education on the ENVT site in premises designed for theoretical and practical teaching.

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