The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, is a public research university located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. UVAS develops human resources through professional education, research and training in the field of Life Sciences. The University promotes a learning environment that cherishes gender and cultural equity and supports the pursuit of knowledge, academic freedom and intellectual curiosity.
With a motto “Provoking Potentials, Producing Professionals”, UVAS has fast moved towards multi-level education and skills development institution by utilizing its knowledge, resources and skills for human resource development. In the recent years, UVAS has emerged as a hub of professional advancement in wide ranging areas including veterinary & animal sciences, animal production & technology, biotechnology, microbiology, pharmaceutical sciences, food sciences, environmental sciences, zoological sciences, economics & business management, etc. With over 300 faculty members including 160 Ph.D., UVAS offers 20 undergraduate, 30 M.Phil. and 22 Ph.D. degree programs in aforementioned areas along with 3 diploma courses and a number of need based short trainings and certificate courses for capacity building of the human resource in these fields. Presently, over 5,000 students are studying in various disciplines in the University.
Equipped with state of the art teaching, training, research, clinical and diagnostic facilities, UVAS demonstrates professional excellence in multidimensional focus areas of academics, research and services. Through its partnership with various foreign and local academic & research institutions and private sector, the University plays a pivotal role in economic development through applied research. Presently UVAS scientists are managing 87 research projects of economic significance worth Rs. 900 Million in various fields. UVAS offers wide ranging services, to farmers, pet owners, community members and industry stakeholders, including diagnostics facilities, clinical & extension services, vaccine production, consultancy & advisory services, regulations & policy framework etc.