University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation (TiHo) 

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The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo) is synonymous with veterinary medicine expertise going a long time. Since its establishment as the Roß-Arzney-Schule in 1778, it has maintained its independence, giving it an uncommon position in Germany. The TiHo became a university foundation at the start of 2003. Six specialty centers, six clinics, 17 institutions, and two specialized units have been put up by the TiHo. Additionally, the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover operates three field offices where it trains students and carries out research projects: Ruthe, south of Hannover; Bakum, next to Vechta; and Büsum, on the North Sea. The sole remaining independent veterinary medical facility in Germany is the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (German: Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, TiHo), a university in Hanover. Both its employees and students frequently refer to it as TiHo. Research at the TiHo focuses on studying and for animals, as well as translating that knowledge to study humans. The TiHo's primary areas of interest include: • Infection medicine with neuroinfectiology • Animal health and food quality The TiHo fosters a lot of connections abroad. Currently, there are collaborations and partnerships with veterinary medical schools from 29 different countries and 37 foreign colleges. There is a high demand for the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation's program of study. Each year, more over 1,000 applications compete for approximately 250 undergraduate spots. There are about 2,400 students enrolled, including biology graduate students, PhD candidates, and doctoral candidates. Foreign applicants who are not citizens of EU member states or foreign applicants who are stateless and do not possess a German higher education admission certificate are eligible for 5% of the available study spots.

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