Bachelor's Degree - Ceyhan Faculty Of Veterınary

General Information

Çukurova University Ceyhan Faculty of Veterinary Medicine was established with the decision of the Council of Ministers dated 12.11.2012 according to the additional article 30 of the act numbered 2809 and started its educational activities in 2015. Our faculty continues its educational programme in two separate locations, which one is in Ceyhan and the other one is in Balcalı (Central) Campus. In our faculty, educational and training activities are carried out with the appointment of 20 faculty members (researchers) and 5 research assistants, as well as other relevant units of our university and faculty members from different universities. In addition to the educational activities in the laboratories of our faculty, analysis for research and diagnosis is carried out by using the infrastructure of Cukurova University. Additionally, our faculty provides training and consultancy services to veterinarians and breeders country wide. Except faculty classrooms and laboratories, our students also benefit from the Farm Animals Research and Application Center of the Faculty of Agriculture, Veterinary Control Research Institutes of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, units affiliated to the General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks, Adana Meat and Dairy Institution Slaughterhouse, Turkish Jockey Club Equine Hospital, Animal Care Centers of Adana Metropolitan Municipality and District Municipalities and Animal Care Center of Osmaniye Municipality. Apart from the mentioned institutional units, regular visits are made to private ranchs and livestock enterprises of different animal species in order to increase the field experiences of our students. In addition to these, our Faculty also fulfills its social contribution to students and the society at all levels from primary education to secondary education, by carrying out various information activities about the love of animals, animal health and prevention and control of zoonotic diseases transmitted from animal to human and human to animal. The educational period in Veterinary Faculties is 5 years (consisting of 10 semesters), and graduates are awarded a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) diploma equivalent to a master's degree for post-graduate education. Our faculty also continues its post-graduate educational activities within the body of Cukurova University Health Sciences and Science Institutes.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

5 Year - 300 ECTS

Feature & Definition

Veterinary medicine is a multidisciplinary medical profession that needs to acquire knowledge and skills on topics such as animal health and nutrition, animal health and nutrition, animal health, environmental health, production of feedstuffs and production of biological materials. The veterinary faculties in our country have been in the program for 5 years and a single program is being implemented. CU The educational system that has been in use since the year it was founded at Ceyhan Veterinary Faculty has been enriched with new methods widely accepted in veterinary faculties in the world and our country. CU The Ceyhan Veterinary Faculty's veterinary training program is a program focused on priority animal health and preventive public health issues. In the program, students learn learning issues under basic sciences, preclinical sciences, clinical sciences, zootechnics and animal nutrition and food hygiene and technology departments, equipped with knowledge and skills to cope with priority animal health problems in clinical period, and their competencies as a veterinarian under the supervision of their instructors. Teaching and learning methods used in the currently applied education system; presentations, laboratory exercises, practices in vocational skills laboratories, clinical training programs, non-faculty summer

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department

ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



A veterinarian who graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; 1. Having knowledge about basic veterinary services, 2. To have the skills and competencies and ethical values required by the veterinary profession, To be aware of the country requirements in matters related to animal husbandry policies and animal health issues, 3. To establish a healthy communication with patient owners, colleagues and professional institutions and organizations dealing with veterinary medicine as required by your doctor, 4. Being able to act effectively at all stages of zoonotic disease-related protection and control work with zoonotic disease-infected animals, having clinical knowledge for domestic animals and wild animals, 5. To record the problems observed by the school, to evaluate these records and to share them with colleagues, to present them to scientific meetings and sessions, 6. Being involved in interdisciplinary work teams by learning interdisciplinary relationships in veterinary medicine education process, 7. Be aware of the responsibilities of animals and animal owners to the veterinary profession and to act in accordance with ethical and traditional values of the profession, 8. Evaluating the positive or negative conditions that may arise related to the profession while continuing its activities related to the subject, taking effective role in the formation of effective methods in managing these processes, 9. To learn the basic knowledge and skills required by the body, to apply the diagnosis and treatment methods, to learn the applications that will contribute to the future place and development of the profession in fields covering animal welfare and public health, 10. To use information technologies that are appropriate to the conditions of the day in addition to the knowledge and skills that will be used in the framework of scientific data when performing the course, 11.The veterinary profession should be carried out in scientific standards and be a follower of profession, global or national standards and policies, 12. Be aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and social interaction and communication, personal development in the veterinary medicine profession, 13. Being able to cope with the uncertainties that may be encountered in performing the exercise and to be able to comply with the changes, 14. It is aimed to be aware of individual deficiencies and strive to find professional help and support for these deficiencies.


Veterinarians who implement the highest standards of veterinary medicine according to the world conditions and who can develop themselves in this field, who are scientifically competent in diagnosing diseases and applying treatment methods, having a voice in food safety and pre-planning animal welfare, to serve your health in the

Specific Admission Requirements

Students are accepted to this program with the placement result document given by the Student Assessment, Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). However, within the scope of lateral transfer, they can be placed with Supplement Article-1 (Ek Madde-1) and General Grade Point Average (GPA) in accordance with the current guidelines.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain " Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) " degree with a master of science (MSc) diploma.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

In order to graduate from the Faculty of Veterinary, students must complete the total amount of 300 ECTS credits, to win at least 25% of the total credits from the elective courses, all courses, applications and internships prescribed by the program, provisions of the Associate Degree and Undergraduate Education and Examination Regulations of Çukurova University and have a GPA of at least 2.00 over 4.00.

Access to Further Studies

Students who complete their five-year education graduate with a "Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Diploma" which is equivalent to a master's degree for post-graduate education. As long as they meet the necessary conditions, they can continue their national and/or international "PhD" and "Specialization in Veterinary Medicine" training.


IX. and X. terms are special education schedules for Veterinary Medicine Internship Program (VEHIP)

Applied Course

The students of our faculty do their practical training in Farm Animals Research and Application Center of the Faculty of Agriculture, Veterinary Control Research Institutes of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, units affiliated to the General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks, Adana Meat and Dairy Institution Slaughterhouse, Turkish Jockey Club Equine Hospital, Animal Care Centers of Adana Metropolitan Municipality and District Municipalities, Animal Care Center of Osmaniye Municipality and private livestock enterprises under the supervision of faculty members.

Work Placement

Bu programda işyeri eğitimi bulunmamaktadır.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Erasmus Farabi Mevlana exchange programmes

Employment Opportunities

Veterinary faculty graduates can make free veterinary medicine in private clinics and animal hospitals as well as establishing and marketing animal husbandry and veterinary medicine tools and supplies in companies that import veterinary biological products in slaughterhouses, It is used for the sale of raw and harvested products in private and food stores and diagnostic laboratories, ready-to-eat meat mining sales outlets, wholesale and retail sales centers, wholesale and retail sales centers, retail and hospitality training centers, bee growing centers, organic farming control and certification institutions in companies that produce and sell breeding animals, in feed factories, in poultry hatcheries and breeding establishments, in embryo and semen production centers, in companies that sell veterinary and human medicines and vaccines, They are employed in universities with the duties and responsibilities of state institutions that deal with animal and environmental health and food safety at various levels that concern public health and food safety in companies, municipalities and various institutions.