In veterinary education, internships constitute the practical part of students’ studies pursuant to the German Veterinary Medical Leicensure Law (Verordnung zur Approbation von Tierärztinnen und Tierärzten – TAppV); this means they are an integral component of studying veterinary medicine.
Students complete the following internships as part of their studies:
First section of the practical training in the curative veterinary practice (short curative internship)
Second section of the practical training in the curative veterinary practice (long curative internship)
Practical training in ante-mortem and post-mortem meat inspection
Practical training in inspection activities, methods, and technologies for the foodstuffs sector
- Training in Veterinary Public Health (Veterinary inspection offices)
Further information on extramural internships, learning objectives, evaluation and certification can be found in the brochure "Extramurale Praktika im Studiengang Veterinärmedizin".