The Foundation for Studies and Research on Veterinary Medicine and Zoo Technology is a non-profit making entity accredited by the Brazilian Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) and by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) to support UFMG, especially the School of Veterinary Medicine of UFMG.

The Foundation was established in 1973 by a group of teacher of the School as a tool to support academic and research activities in Veterinary Medicine, contributing to the development of different areas of knowledge of the institution. The support of FEPMVZ also extends to teaching, research and extension activities, seeking to promote academic excellence. It is involved in most of the activities carried out by the School, speeding up processes and enabling the management of projects to promote institutional development to the School and to other public and private entities.

The support is provided to scientific, cultural and innovatory activities through the drawing up of projects, fundraising, provision and management of resources and scholarships. FEPMVZ also has the objective of carrying out various activities linked to knowledge production, such as supporting publications and audiovisual materials, giving awards that encourage research, the production of antigens, vaccines and other veterinary products, production and processing of food, as well as production of animals and processing of products. The Foundation serves the community, cooperates with other relevant institutions and raises projects through private initiative or official funding agencies, in Brazil and abroad, also providing consultancy services, promoting various events, such as lectures, conferences and symposiums,  exterior, as well as grating scholarships to students, teachers, researchers and civil servants.

Foundation for Studies and Research on Veterinary Medicine and Zoo Technology (FEPMVZ)

Phone: +55 31 3409-2036
Fax: +55 31 3409-2071
Email: fundacao@vet.ufmg.br

Escola de Veterinária da UFMG
Av. Antônio Carlos 6627
Caixa Postal 567, Campus Pampulha da UFMG
CEP 31270-901. Belo Horizonte, MG
TELEPHONE: +55 31 3409-2001