study veterinary  in germany?


my daoughter is really keen on animals specially on dogs.she want to study this field in Germany universities.she is a 17 year old girl .are there any universities which holds this major freely?would u please help me to find related mejors and free universities in Germany?is there any body in the same field in Germany here?

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  • 1 month ago

    There is NO tuition-free university education in Germany for foreign students. That experiment was abandoned rather quickly a few years ago. Also, she must be fluent in German at a high academic-technical level of proficiency. University entrance exams for Germany, reputed to be among the world's most difficult, are of course in German. So is the visa interview if she were accepted. No financial aid. And she will not be able to practice in Germany unless she is a German citizen or citizen of another EU-member country. So any qualification she would earn in Germany (or any foreign country, for that matter) MUST be acceptable to licensing authorities in her own state/province/country so she can sit licensing exams & get her license to practice before she can look for jobs/work.

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  • 1 month ago

    You forgot to tell us where you live now but as you posted this in studying abroad, I presume your family is elsewhere.  German universities are very academic.  To study in Germany you will need a recognised Hochschulzugangsberechtigung.  Take a look at the academic requirements for your country here

    Presume you know that everywhere in Europe veterinary medicine is a 5 year undergraduate degree course conducted only in the language of the country and not easily transferrable.  Unless you study vet med in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the US or Canada, your award will not be internationally recognised.

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  • 1 month ago

    Does your daughter speak German fluently to a very high technical level?

    Universities in Germany teach in German. If she isn't already fluent, this simply won't be an option.

    Also, European universities don't have 'majors' - you study the one subject as a speciality for the full degree course.

    Studying abroad is never free; international students pay higher tuition fees, and must prove they can afford it to get a student visa.

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  • Tavy
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    1 month ago

    Majors are an American term, Europeans do not have them.

    NO Universities are free, everyone has to pay.

    Can she speak fluent German?

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  • 1 month ago

    What do you mean by "free"? Without having to pay for it, or without access restriction? If you (or rather, your daughter) isn't a German (or maybe EU) citizen, she'll still have to pay more than a German student. And veterinary medicine is, like a lot of other directions, restricted by a "numerus clausus", i.e. requires a specific average grade, which will vary between years and Universities.

    Speaking about Universities - there are right now 5 Universities in Germany that offer Veterinary Medicine.

    Otherwise, you will find all relevant information about studying in Germany on the pages of the DAAD,

    Further requirements, including visa information, you can find here:

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