The section’s areas of expertise are


  • Veterinary ethics and science theory
  • Science theory for students of the production animal sciences
  • Responsible Conduct of Research (mandatory PhD course)


  • Ethology
  • Forensic medicine and welfare evaluation
  • Applied ethology

Veterinary epidemiology

We teach methods for investigating causes of the distribution of diseases, as well as methods and tools for combating diseases in populations. This includes the following courses:

  • Basic statistics and epidemiology
  • Epidemiology I: Planning a study
  • Epidemiology II: Analyzing continuous, count and dichotomous data from observational studies
  • Epidemiology III: Analysis of clustered data – with emphasis on veterinary- and animal science applications
  • Diagnostic Test Evaluations
  • Ad hoc courses

Interdisciplinary and applied areas

  • Animals, humans and society
  • Health and Welfare
  • Equine nutrition and management
  • Master of Veterinary Public Health: Risk Analysis of Animal Health and Food Safety
  • Herd- and Societal Health
  • Differentiation: Heart diseases
  • Differentiation: Biomedicine
  • Differentiation: Diseases in Family Animals
  • Differentiation: Production animals
  • Veterinary Forensic Medicine
  • Master of Veterinary Public Health: Disease Outbreak Management
  • Master of Veterinary Public Health: Disease Control and Dynamics - in a One Health Setting
  • Master of Veterinary Public Health: Animal Health Economics