invatamant zootehnie biotehnologii cluj


The Faculty of Animal Sciences and Biotechnologies was established on the foundation of the first study programs in 1869. It underwent several reforms during the years, reaching its current structure, as part of the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca.

Its education fields of study cover two main academic domains. The animal science field prepares under and post graduate students to acquire qualifications in multiple subjects related to animal productions, based on the EU Farm to Fork strategic concept.

The Biotechnologies domain has developed all levels study programs that aim to train biotechnology engineers in the following fields: Agricultural biotechnologies, Food industry biotechnologies and Medical-veterinary biotechnologies.

The faculty is offering accredited educational programs according to the Bologna cycles: Bachelor, Master and Doctorate, following the criteria of ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

Cycle I – Bachelor level with a 4 year education is represented by 2 qualifications: Animal Science and Aquaculture, and 3 qualifications in the Biotechnology field, namely in Agriculture Biotechnologies, Biotechnologies in Food Industry and Veterinary Medicine Biotechnologies.

Cycle II – Master degree level with a 2 year program specializing in three areas: 1) Animal Husbandry and Aquaculture Management; 2) Animal Products Quality Management and 3) Applied Biotechnologies. Cycle III is represented by the Doctoral degree level (PhD) with a 3 year program in both Animal Science and Biotechnology fields. Faculty graduates are well prepared to meet the current demands of the labour market being hired by production, trade and consulting companies, analysis laboratories, expertise and certification bodies in agriculture, veterinary medicine, industry, education and research.