École nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse

École nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse (National Veterinary School of Toulouse), is a veterinary school located in Toulouse, France. Established in 1825,[4] it is also an institution of higher education and research and a teaching hospital.

National Veterinary School of Toulouse
École nationale vétérinaire de Toulouse
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Library of the National Veterinary School of Toulouse
TypeGrande école vétérinaire
(public research university
Established1825; 197 years ago (1825)[1]
PresidentChristophe Brard[2]
Coordinates: 43°35′57″N 1°22′58″E / 43.59929°N 1.382784°E / 43.59929; 1.382784
AffiliationsConférence des Grandes écoles[1]
Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées[3]
Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier University


Opened in 1828, the ENVT is the oldest Grande École in Toulouse, and the school has trained more than a quarter of all veterinarians in France – over 15,000 graduates.[1] As a Grande École, ENVT a French institution of higher education that is separate from, but parallel and connected to the main framework of the French public university system. Similar to the Ivy League in the United States, Oxbridge in the UK, and C9 League in China, Grandes Écoles are elite academic institutions that admit students through an extremely competitive process.[5][6][7] Grandes Écoles typically they have much smaller class sizes and student bodies than public universities in France, and many of their programs are taught in English. International internships, study abroad opportunities, and close ties with government and the corporate world are a hallmark of the Grandes Écoles.[8][9] Degrees from ENVT are accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Écoles[10] and awarded by the Ministry of National Education (France) (French: Le Ministère de L'éducation Nationale).[11]

ENVT is also founding member of the Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées (French: Université fédérale de Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées), the association of universities and higher education institutions (ComUE),[12] which is reconstituting the collective Université de Toulouse.[13] As a full-fledged member, EMVT coordinates the training offers and the research and transfer strategies of 31 public university and research establishments within the Occitanie region, has its own budgetary allocation, and can issue diplomas. Among others, this membership includes all large campuses in Toulouse: Capitole University, Jean Jaurès, Paul Sabatier University, Sciences Po Toulouse, INSA Toulouse, ISAE-SUPAERO, as well as the 7 grandes écoles of the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse.[14] As a collective higher education structure, it is the fourth largest in France with over 130,000 students, faculty, and staff.[15]

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  1. ^ a b c "ENVT - CGE". Conférence des grandes écoles. Retrieved 5 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Christophe Brard poursuit sa présidence à l'ENVT - La Semaine Vétérinaire n° 1728 du 15/07/2017". Le Point Vétérinaire.fr (in French). 15 July 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Les établissements et organismes". Université de Toulouse. Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées. Retrieved 15 January 2022.
  4. ^ O'Brien, Howard (1917). "A brief history of veterinary medicine". American Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Chicago: American Veterinary Pub. Co. XII: 519.
  5. ^ "France's educational elite". Daily Telegraph. 17 November 2003. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  6. ^ Pierre Bourdieu (1998). The State Nobility: Elite Schools in the Field of Power. Stanford UP. pp. 133–35. ISBN 9780804733465.
  7. ^ What are Grandes Ecoles Institutes in France?
  8. ^ "FT European Business Schools Ranking 2021: France dominates". Financial Times. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  9. ^ "Higher Education in France". BSB. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  10. ^ "Conférence des grandes écoles: commission Accréditation". Conférence des grandes écoles. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Etablissements dispensant des formations supérieures initiales diplômantes conférant le grade de master". Ministry of France, Higher Education. Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  12. ^ "Principal establishments of higher education". French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  13. ^ "2022 Target: Université de Toulouse". Retrieved 2022-01-09.
  14. ^ "Community Members: Université Toulouse". Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées. Retrieved 2022-01-09.
  15. ^ "Imaginer collectivement l'université de Toulouse de demain - "Mission Lévy"". Retrieved 2022-01-09.

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