About the Faculty

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Unlike other universities in Yemen, where veterinary medicine is incorporated in the Faculty of Agriculture, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Sana’a University is an independent faculty as the university is interested in this major since its establishment in 1970. This reflects the university leadership’s endeavor to establish new colleges that keep pace with the various development paths. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is one of the most important faculties that serve sustainable development of livestock, which is a substantial production sector in terms of food security and self-sufficiency of animal products, including meat, dairy, eggs and fisheries. The faculty offers a five-year Veterinary Medicine Bachelor Program, which consists of 10 semesters, where the student is required to pass (65) courses of 195 credit hours.


  • Respecting Islamic customs and traditions and preserving the Yemeni heritage.
  • Preserving local livestock, which represents the genetic heritage adapted to the conditions of Yemen for hundreds of years.
  • Integrity and sincerity in work and in dealing with others.
  • Accountability and respecting human and animal rights.


The Faculty seeks to prepare specialized cadres in veterinary medicine – capable to meet the community needs and compete locally and regionally – by offering an educational, training, technical, and research environment; specialized teaching staff; and modern curricula that take into account the balance between knowledge and skill-based dimensions in accordance with the latest recognized standards.


The Faculty aspires to achieve local leadership and regional excellence in the field of veterinary sciences.
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Academic staff


    1. Producing competent veterinarians well experienced in the field of veterinary medicine and capable of performing their active and vital role in serving the community and compete locally and regionally;
    2. Participating actively in the economic development by protecting livestock against diseases;
    3. Supporting and strengthening academic ties with other veterinary faculties and academic institutions in the field of livestock;
    4. Building the Faculty staff capacities in academic and administrative fields by offering training and qualification programs supported by recent training aids;
    5. Contributing to the development and implementation of scientific research strategies and providing an appropriate environment for carrying out such research works;
    6. Activating the Faculty role towards community participation and local environment development.

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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine