Our institution is responsible for the theoretical and practical training of veterinary students in three subjects (food, dairy and meat hygiene). Our teaching offer includes lectures and practical courses as well as the Veterinary Public Health track.

Our offerings

The teaching content of the Institute of Food Hygiene is coordinated with all German-speaking and European veterinary training institutions. In addition to the courses, project work and internships can be carried out at our institute. We also use electronic offerings and have integrated teaching content into the Moodle platform.

The following list serves as a general overview. More detailed information on the content and schedule of the individual courses can be found in Moodle.

7th Semester:

  • Block lecture food hygiene
  • Block lecture meat hygiene
  • Focus Food Law
  • Focus on residues
  • Focus on stock management

8th Semester:

  • Block lecture dairy hygiene
  • Course Food/Milk Hygiene
  • Meat Hygiene Course
  • Focus Poultry
  • Focus Fish

9th/10th Semester:

  • Track Veterinary Public Health

Project work at the Institute of Food Hygiene

You are welcome to do a project at our institute. There are regularly advertised topics in Moodle, but you can also come to us with your own topic suggestions.

The following traineeships in the field of Veterinary Public Health must be completed as part of the veterinary medicine degree programme:

  • Training in hygiene and food inspection
  • Training in ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection
  • Training in public veterinary services

For more information on the individual internships, please click on the link to the corresponding page of the faculty.

If you are interested in doing the training in hygiene and food inspection at our institute, please contact us.

The examinations in the subjects Food, Dairy and Meat Hygiene take place in the 11th semester.

You can find detailed information on the exam procedure in the corresponding Moodle courses.

To prepare for the courses and the exam, we have made additional material available in Moodle.

    eLearning course SUFUvet
    Learning course on ante-mortem and post-mortem inspection for the slaughtered animal pig
    eLearning course LebHygTest

Interactive examination courses for food and dairy products as well as videos on selected product preparations


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