What is the aim of the ECVM?
The ECVM aims to provide specialist training and certification of veterinarians in veterinary microbiology in Europe.
What is the mission of ECVM?
The mission of ECVM is to contribute significantly to the maintenance and enhancement of the quality of European Veterinary Specialists in Veterinary Microbiology across all European countries at the highest possible level to ensure that improved veterinary medical services will be provided to the public.
What are the objectives of ECVM?
The primary objectives of the College are the promotion of the study, research and practice of veterinary microbiology in Europe, and the enhancement of the competency of those who practice in this field by:
Training Programme to Achieve ECVM Diplomate Status
Each European College of Veterinary Microbiology (ECVM) residency programme is an approved training programme that allows a graduate veterinarian to acquire in-depth knowledge of veterinary microbiology and its supporting specialties under the guidance and supervision of Diplomate(s) of the ECVM. The minimal length of a residency programme is three years.
The objective of any ECVM Residency programme is to train Specialists in veterinary microbiology who will have the professional qualities and technical skills necessary for successful employment and the practice of the speciality. Moreover, residency programmes must aim for the development of a culture, which recognizes the importance of continuous professional development and engenders the necessary self-confidence, self-criticism and sense of responsibility expected in European Veterinary Specialists.
The overall aims of the residency programme are to: