Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


The Veterinary Faculty has 17 separate laboratories for teaching and research purposes; the labs are as follows:
-Physiology and Pharmacology
-Immunology and Virology
-Cell Culture
-Clinical Pathology
-Food Hygiene and Technology
-Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Diseases
-Laboratory Animals Breeding
-Embryology and Stem Cells Research
Some of these laboratories have not been fully equipped yet. A Central Research Laboratory will also be established soon.
Further, the following laboratories are located in the Veterinary Clinic:
-Clinical Pathology
-Center for Abortion and Neonatal Mortality in Ruminants
-Anatomy laboratory; it is located in a separate building on Pardis Campus, and comprises classrooms, a domestic animal anatomy hall, and other facilities, including a museum to keep samples for education and research; skeletons of different animals and taxidermy are prepared as models in the anatomy as well.
To further expand the Faculty, the north wing of the building is supposed to be completed in the near future. This wing consists of several research laboratories and facilities for undergraduate, postgraduate, and fundamental and applied research studies.



The library of the Faculty has started its work in 1990 along with other departments. It is located on the second floor of the new building on Pardis Campus. The library has two experts and professional librarians. Currently, it has 4016 Persian and 3005 Latin books, and every year a special budget is allocated to increase and update the Latin and Persian books. It is also equipped with computerized search engines using NOSA software. The reference and data sections have 638 Persian and English encyclopedias and reference books. Library computers are connected to the campus main library that has access to many international search engines. The library is currently subscribing to 20 Persian and 15 Latin journals and some other periodicals. It also offers easy and convenient access to a range of materials and additional online magazines available in the FUM databases.


Computer Room

The Computer Room of the Faculty was established in 1993. At present, there are over 120 sets of computers for students and Faculty members and staff. These computers are connected by optic fiber to the campus computer center and the central library of the university. These computer facilities are also available in the clinic. The Faculty has a Website including an extension site. Student registration, selection, drop and addition of courses are processed electronically. The accounting system and storage facilities work through the internet too. The Office Automation System is being established, and the Web site for the Faculty Magazine has started operating too.


Special Clinic

The Faculty's special clinic consists of sections for internal medicine of large and small animals, theriogenology and reproductive diseases, surgery, radiology, poultry diseases, aquatic animal diseases. As a diagnosis laboratory, the special clinic acts professionally in educational, research, and public services.


Scientific-Research Magazine

"Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology" is the official name of the magazine of the Faculty, and has been authorized by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. It will publish research works in all areas of veterinary and biotechnological sciences. Currently, the editorial board of the magazine consists of 18 members of the academic boards of FUM and other universities and research centers in Iran and abroad. Currently, the executive editor of the magazine is the Dean of the Faculty. One of the most important objectives of the magazine is to develop and extend knowledge and conduct genuine research on different fields of veterinary science and related subjects in the university, province, country, and the world. Annually, the magazine will publish 2 issues; the language of the publications will be either in English with a Persian abstract or in Persian with an English abstract.


Research Center for Ruminant Abortion and Neonatal Mortality

This research center was founded in 2004 by the permission of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Currently, the academic members of the center consist of 7 academic members of the Faculty. It is located in the Faculty's special clinic, and has a diagnosis laboratory and an office. This center has a permission to conduct research into the specific field for at least 5 years, from 2005 to 2009. The main activities of this research center are the study on ruminant abortion, neonatal mortality, infectious and noninfectious diseases in newborn ruminants and preventive measures to control diseases in order to increase production yield and improve public health.