Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise

Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise

Training period
4 Years
Language of study
The contact person
Director of the Department of veterinary medicine, Professor
Cost of education
It is shown that the cost of tuition for one year
For Russia and CIS citizens
For the citizens of the countries of "far abroad"
4300 3910
For citizens of foreign countries – an annual discount of 20%; for russian citizens and citizens of CIS countries – an annual discount of 20% (the price is indicated without discount).

About the profession

The programme is designed to prepare highly qualified, competitive, innovation-oriented bachelors in the field of veterinary and sanitary expertise. The programme focuses on the application of knowledge in practice.

Educational process

Infrastructure consists of a resource center including information centers of several international organizations (European Union and the UN); the laboratories equipped with all necessary facilities for educational process, computer labs, classrooms with multimedia equipment and videoconference facilities, branch division of the Scientific library. Students will have access to numerous electronic information databases.

As a result of mastering the programme, students will acquire professional skills. Future specialist will conduct veterinary and sanitary expertise of raw materials and slaughter products of animal origin. They will be able to organize, plan and conduct veterinary and sanitary measures at enterprises. They will be trained to ensure biological safety of animal raw materials and processed products. The programme allows students to participate in various industrial tests of new types of food obtained from raw materials of animal origin, carry out veterinary and sanitary control in processing plants and during export-import operations, etc.

Major subjects

Biology, Physiology, Anatomy, Pathological physiology of animals, Cytology, Histology and embryology, Microbiology, Virology, Pathological anatomy, Infectious diseases, Parasitic diseases, Internal non-infectious diseases, Veterinary and sanitary expertise, Economy and the organization of veterinary business, Toxicology with fundamentals of pharmacology, Forensic veterinary and sanitary expertise, Veterinary sanitation, Technology of animal processing, Technology of milk and dairy products, Production  veterinary and sanitary control, etc.

Practical training

During practical training students will undertake internships at the large agricultural enterprises and the leading manufacturing and scientific enterprises engaged in the veterinary and sanitary activity as a part of human and animal health protection and production of safe raw materials of animal and vegetable origin.

Given the existing international cooperation, foreign internships are held in institutions and commissions of FAO, Rome; the establishments of the Veterinary and Sanitary Commission of Italy (meat and milk processing factories, laboratories); the largest Austrian meat processing company Matimex and others.


The first edition took place in 2015. A large number of graduates of this field entered the second stage of education – magistracy.

  • Aleksandr Efimov, leading specialist of «Mosvetobedinenie»
  • Olga Popova, leading specialist of the veterinary and sanitary expertise center «Cherkizovo» sector «Microbiology»

Graduates’ expertise and career opportunities

The Department of Veterinary Medicine, ATI, RUDN, which produces veterinary experts, has direct links with employers. Internships are held in potential workplaces; students attend exhibitions and conferences and communicate with employers directly.

The list of organizations, where the graduate can realize professional activity: State management structures; Domestic and foreign enterprises of food industry; Enterprises producing animal feed; Commercial structures; Agricultural holdings; Markets; Customs structures; Accredited production laboratories of veterinary and sanitary expertise; Markets, Sea and river ports; Stations for animal disease control; plants and laboratories producing  biologics; Scientific-production enterprises and scientific research institutes, etc.

Graduates can occupy the following a wide range of position such as Veterinary and sanitary expert; Veterinary-sanitary  physician;  Leading specialist of the Department of quality control and product safety; Quality manager, Veterinary toxicologist; Veterinary bacteriologist in veterinary laboratory and veterinary-sanitary expertise laboratory; Manager for the sale of food products; Specialist of veterinary and sanitary services; Manager of scientific communications department for working with zoo business experts; Researcher; Veterinary specialist in customs, etc.