ABOUT THE FACULTY
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University (FVM-CMU) is a veterinary college in the Northern region of Thailand and was founded officially on August 2, 1994 with aims to meet the needs of veterinary personnel and create qualified graduate students.
The curriculum of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM.), a 6-years-program, being offered at FVM-CMU and was developed based on a results of the national meeting on veterinary medical education in 1992, which was hosted by The Thai Veterinary Medical Association emphasis on subject integration, problem-based learning approach, and practice professional skills, particularly in the clinical year. Associate Prof. Dr. Ted Tesprateep was the first dean and the founding dean from 1995-2002.
In 2003, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine offered a joint Master Degree in Veterinary Public Health which is a joint international program with Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany. A Master and PhD programs in Veterinary Sciences (regular program) were established in 2008. In 2011 the Master and PhD program in Veterinary Sciences (international program) were offered at FVM-CMU. Chiang Mai University changed its status to an autonomous university in 2013.
The organizational structure of FVM-CMU is as followings;
- Secretariat Office
- Department of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Public Health
- Department of Companion Animal and Wildlife Clinic
- Department of Food Animal Clinic
- Chiang Mai University Animal Hospital
- Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety Centre for Asia Pacific
Create, develop, transfer and apply the body of knowledge from the global to the local and the local to the global level
“Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chiang Mai University is a Leading University in Asia and Serve the Society”
(MISSION AND GOAL)
1. Establishing education and higher education focusing on academic excellence, graduates meet the international quality standards and are knowledgeable in moral values according to the philosophy of sufficiency economy
2. Producing veterinary researches to be able to support teaching and technology transfer for the socio-economic development of the country
3. Providing academic services to society, participating in strengthening the community with the philosophy of sufficiency economy.
4. Preserving religion, art and culture, and conserving and developing natural resources and the environment sustainably for a uniqueness of the Northern region
5. Developing the management system with good governance principles, self-reliance by using the sufficiency economy philosophy