Corporate Identity


To be an excellent higher education institution related to the development of science, technology, and human resources in the area of veterinary medical sciences and biomedicine in the levels of regional and international.


  • To conduct veterinary medical and biomedical education to meet the current and future need.  

  • To support a sustainable livestock development through the area of animal, human, and environment health.

  • To increase the standard of living of the society through the improvement of animal health and livestock.


The main objective of veterinary medicine education at FVM IPB is to produce bachelor in veterinary medicine (SKH) and veterinarians   (drh)   with   high   skills,   competency,   and entrepreneurship spirit and posessing high competitiveness in regional as well as international levels.


Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bogor Agricultural University is one of the eight faculties in Bogor Agricultural University ;iPB), and the oldest institution which conducts veterinary medicine education in Indonesia.

Veterinary medicine education has been pioneered since 1861 in Surabaya and was closed down in 1875. In 1907, school of veterinary medicine was first established in Bogor called as Cursus tot Opieiding voor Indische Veeartsen and located at the Laboratory of Veterinary Medicine (called as Veterinary Research Institution at present). In 1914, its name was changed into Netherlands Indische Veeartsen School or Veterinary School of the Netherlands. In 1928, its location moved to Taman Kencana area. Since then, this oldest faculty has encountered several modifications and renamed, and on the 3rd of February 1950 it was officially merged to “Universitet Indonesia” and called as “Fakultet Kedokteran Hewan” of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Indonesia, located in Bogor. In 1955, it was renamed as Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science , and in 1961, the Department of Fishery and Marine Science was established, therefore its name was changed into the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Fishery and Marine Science, University of Indonesia.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine IPB (FVM IPB) plays an important role in animal health, biomedicine, comparative medicine, public health, and environment conservation. Throughout its history, FVM IPB has proved it self to be the trend-setter of some strategic policies in the field of animal health and animal science in Indonesia.

Educational Program

Veterinary Medicine education at FVM IPB consists of two programs as follows :

  • Education program for Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine (SKH), which is an S1 program with 150 semester credit points.Graduates from this program can directly apply for a position at work or continue their education through: (1) Education program for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (PPDH) or (2) Post Graduate Program.

  • Education program for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (PPDH). Graduates of S1 program can achieve Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) by taking this course with 40 semester credit points.

In addition to carry out S1 and DVM programs, FVM IPB also conducts a Post Graduate Programs (S2 and S3) in FVM IPB are : Reproductive Biology (BRP), Parasitology & Medical Entomology (PEK), Medical Microbiology (MKM), Veterinary Public Health (KMV), Anatomy and Physiology.


Concurrent with IPB’s designation as a law state university (IPB-BHMN) through Government Regulation Letter of Statement no 154 year 2000, FVM IPB in the year 2000. From year 2000 FVM has been moved to Darmaga campus, Bogor. The facilites support FVM include:

  • Fourth-floor building in the area of 18,000 m2.

  • “Teaching Animal Hospital” which is the prominent animal hospital in South East Asia equipped with the state-of-the-art and complete facilities.

  • Reproductive Rehabilitation Unit (URR).

  • Vaccine and Biology Material Production Unit.

  • Animal Laboratory Unit.

  • Meat Assurance Unit.

  • Integrated Laboratory Unit.

Additional facilities are the library, café, alumni store, student cyber (computing unit), and center for student activity.  These provide a conducive atmosphere in supporting education process.


Scholarship are provided and designated for candidates with high excellency in academic achievements or candidates with financial problems.  Scholarship are provided by the Government, private companies, and alumni.


Job Market

The job market for doctor veterinary medicine (DVM) varies.  This area will be broaden in accordance with the economic growth and the increase of the standard of living of the society.  Up to the present, DVM graduated from FVM IPB have been occupied positions in many different areas such as;

  • Veterinarian, domiciles in big city as well as in districts as an independent veterinarian.

  • Researcher, consultant, and teaching staff at the government as well as private offices.

  • Government employees in central government as well as regional offices.

  • Private companies, particularly in the area of animal medicine, pharmacies, and biomedicine.

  • Private companies in production sector (livestock). Animal product processing as well as food and beverages companies.

  • Entrepreuneur in the field of agro-livestock, related to the industries for production input, production process, and product yielded in all sorts of livestock commodities.

  • Employee at the Police Department and Indonesian National Army.