Program of


SNIES 21474


TITLE OBTAINED: Veterinary Doctor
LEVEL OF EDUCATION: University Professional
DURATION: 10 semesters
MODALITY: on-site
SNIES Code: 21474
QUALIFIED REGISTRATION: Resolution No. 8060 of January 22, 2018, granted by the MEN
HIGH QUALITY ACCREDITED PROGRAMME: Resolución No. 000107 del 11 de enero de 2024 (8 años), otorgada por el MEN.
INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITED PROGRAMME: Agreement No. 02 of 2017, granted by the National Accreditation Agency Network.
CREDIT VALUE YEAR 2024: $593.000
HEADQUARTERS: Calle 222 # 55 - 37
CONTACT: Ana Carolina Falla Beltrán, Director
TELEPHONE: (60 1) 6684700, Extension: 108 - 240
EMAIL: [email protected]

Applicant Profile

Become a professional in veterinary medicine with a social and environmental commitment, oriented towards the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases and public health. You will have access to our veterinary clinic, laboratories, amphitheatre and to our national and international agreements for internships, semesters abroad and research projects. Our International Accreditation in the ARCU-SUR System facilitates the recognition of the degree for professional practice in bilateral, multilateral, regional or sub-regional conventions, treaties or agreements that are concluded in this respect in the States Parties of MERCOSUR and Associated States.

Profile of our Graduates

Graduates of the Veterinary Medicine Programme at the U.D.C.A. will acquire the cognitive, communicative, investigative and social skills necessary to achieve an understanding and intervention in animal health and veterinary public health problems. Graduates will be characterised by their ability to analyse, diagnose, prevent and intervene comprehensively in the health problems affecting the various animal populations. Based on the emphasis in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health, the Veterinary Doctor of the U.D.C.A. will participate in multidisciplinary teams for the design and execution of national and international plans and programmes for epidemiological surveillance and control of zoonotic, emerging and re-emerging diseases. Their professional training will enable them to acquire medical and surgical skills to solve animal health problems, ensuring environmental sustainability, ethics and animal welfare. The U.D.C.A. Veterinary Doctor will work in an interdisciplinary way in conservation medicine, disaster and pandemic care.


The Veterinary Medicine programme at the U.D.C.A., through teaching, research and social projection, trains professionals of integrity, capable of effectively resolving the challenges in animal health and veterinary public health, ensuring animal welfare, respect for the environment and society.


The Veterinary Medicine programme of the U.D.C.A. will continue to be an accredited programme, recognised by the veterinary medical community
accredited and recognised by the veterinary medical community at national and international level for its high quality and contribution to the solution of animal health and veterinary public health problems, contributing to sustainable human development and to the concept of one health.

Our Clinic


The University Veterinary Clinic is an Academic Unit attached to the Faculty of Livestock Sciences, which has been providing services to the community for more than 25 years, based on the experience, training and suitability of its team of veterinary doctors, zootechnical veterinarians and zootechnicians; professionals with extensive experience and a sense of belonging to their patients.

Research Group


The research group aims to generate knowledge in areas relevant to the country in areas related to animal health and production, population medicine, zoonosis and conservation medicine. In order to achieve this objective, the group develops research projects within five research lines, which are: Animal Production, Population Medicine, Zoonosis and Conservation Medicine: Animal Production, Population Medicine, Conservation Medicine, Zoonosis and Animal Health. The projects carried out in the field of conservation medicine have allowed the conservation of native species such as the savannah skipper fish and the Pacarana.