Research areas


Veterinary Faculty. Complutense University of Madrid


Coordinator of the Program: Prof. Manuela Fernández Álvarez (Vice-dean for Postgraduate Studies) (

The program includes the activity of 30 research groups attached to the Faculty of Veterinary Science, whose members also collaborate with researchers from numerous national and international universities and research centres in the implementation of projects, student placements, evaluation and supervision of doctoral theses, and publication of scientific papers.

The research activity of the Programme includes six main areas in which all the subjects of Veterinary Science are included:

1) Microbiology, Parasitology, Immunology and Animal Health

2) Animal Medicine and Surgery

3) Technology, Hygiene and Food Safety

4) Animal Production, Nutrition and Genetics

5) Toxicology and Pharmacology

6) Animal Physiology, Endocrinology and Nervous System

For detailed information, check this link to our research groups: