Continuing Education College(s)

The college training starts with an internship. After that you generally do a residency. This training is done in conjunction with a job at a clinic or institute. Please contact the relevant secretarial office for information and to apply.

Overview of recognized internships at European and American colleges. Twenty-four colleges are currently available in Zurich.

Description of European College Abbreviation Training lasts Training begins Clinic/department/secretarial office responsible
European College of Veterinary Anaesthesiology and Analgesia ECVAA 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
1999 Department of Anesthesiology
European College of Bovine Health Management ECBHM 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2005 Department of Farm Animals
European College of Veterinary Dermatology ECVD 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2004 Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine
European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging ECVDI 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
1995 Clinic for Diagnostic Imaging
European College of Equine Internal Medicine ECEIM 3 years for residency 2005 Equine Department
European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals ECVIM-CA 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
1998 Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine
European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (Cardiology) ECVIM-CA Cardiology 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2003 Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine
European College of Veterinary Neurology ECVN 3 years 2004 Clinic for Small Animal Surgery
European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition ECVCN 3 years 2012 Institute of Animal Nutrition
European College for Veterinary Ophthalmology ECVO At least 3 years 1994 Division of Ophthalmology
European Veterinary Parasitology College EVPC 3 years 2010 UZH Institute of Parasitology (in German)
European College for Veterinary Clinical Pathology ECVCP At least 3 years 2014 Clinical Laboratory
European College of Veterinary Pathologists ECVP 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
1995

Institute of Veterinary Pathology

European College of Veterinary Public Health ECVPH 3 years 2005 Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene
European College of Porcine Health Management ECPHM 3 years for residency 2015 Division of Swine Medicine
European College of Animal Reproduction (with specialisms) ECAR 3 years for one specialism,
4 years for more than one specialism
2005 Clinic of Reproductive Medicine
European College of Veterinary Surgeons ECVS 2 years for internship,
3 years for residency
1991 Divisions of Equine, Small Animal, and Farm Animals
European College of Zoological Medicine (avian) ECZM (avian) 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2004 Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife

 

 

Description of American College Abbreviation Training lasts Training begins Clinic/department/secretarial office responsible
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine ACVIM 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2001 Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Food animal internal medicine) ACVIM 3 years 2014 Clinic for Farm Animals
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Equine internal medicine) ACVIM 3 years 2015 Clinic for Equine Medicine
American College for Veterinary Ophthalmology ACVO At least 3 years 1991 Division of Ophthalmology
American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology) ACVR 3 years for residency (alternative program) 2001 Division of Radiation Oncology
American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation ACVSMR 3 years 2010 Equine Department
American College of Zoological Medicine ACZM 1 year for internship,
3 years for residency
2009 Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife