The Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology is nowadays traditionally bound by a realized study programme Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology with the issue of food hygiene and technology and this programme is included among university fields with international quality control of education in accordance with the requirements prescribed the directive 36/2005/EC, on the recognition of professional qualifications.
Even the first evaluation in 1995, which the faculty underwent within the international evaluation of the education level by the European Association of Establishment for Veterinary Education - EAEVE, appreciated the teaching process at the faculty and stated that the veterinary education in the field of veterinary hygiene is one of the best that are offered to students at any European veterinary school.
The mission of the Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology ensues from the history of veterinary hygiene at the VFU Brno and constitutes a valuable heritage into the future. Rapid development of food hygiene, especially in the area of veterinary food hygiene has been profiling already since the new millennium. This trend has been accompanying developed economics of the EU and also represents the worldwide trend. In many cases it is a reaction to food disorders, very sensitively perceived by consumers and publicized in the media. Reflections to these facts are essential measures by the EU on all levels ensuring safe and good-quality food.
Together with creating unified Europe this effort necessarily projects into the veterinary hygiene in the Czech republic. It is obvious that capturing of these trends is necessary to accentuate while preparing the experts in the field of food hygiene, so as they could succeed in the competitive international environment. Education of exactly these experts is a task of the Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology of the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, which represents university educational as well as research background for the field of veterinary food hygiene in the Czech republic and nowadays is the only so oriented veterinary educational institution not only in our country but also within Europe.