History of Faculty


A view of Faculty of Veterinary Science Building

The faculty of veterinary science, established at the campus of Kabul University by the ordinance 846 / February 1974 of formal president of Afghanistan.

The Faculty authorities and staff have worked to develop the financial and technical supports for the faculty. The services of late Professor Dr. Faqir Mohammad Zemarai, as the founder of the Faculty are to be praised in this field.

Faculty of veterinary science and the Kabul University after the continual efforts were successfully signed an agreement and the contract with UNDP/FAO and through this project in about 15 years became the well-equipped faculty among Kabul University other faculties and with the funding and operation of the project the faculty of veterinary science could established 22 equipped laboratories to preform practical works, an animal health clinic to provide teaching and animal health services, and an animal research farm. Similarly, using the financial supports of named project, many instructors of the faculty were sent to various countries for the Master’s and PhD degrees.

Unfortunately beginning of the severe war and conflicts resulted to seriously damaged the faculty and caused a great loss and destroyed all these achievements.

About us

The faculty of veterinary science is one of the most important faculties of Kabul University. Veterinary profession and specialization is not only important from the stand point of animal health, but also from public health viewpoint, because most of diseases are shared between humans and animals which are termed zoonosis.

The faculty of Veterinary Science trains the national cadre who can diagnose, treat, prevent and control the major animal diseases and produce healthy animal products. Beside this main job, the veterinarians are also responsible to prevent the major human diseases such as; Tuberculosis, brucellosis and upraise the level of family and national economy.


The visions of the faculty of veterinary science is to become a pioneer of the specialty in the national and international level


  1. To present highly educated veterinary doctors (DVMs) to the society.
  2. To improve animal health and to increase their productivity both quantitatively and qualitatively.
  3. To improve of human health by increasing their safety and to protect them from common diseases between humans and animals.
  4. To work on long term programs for providing food security and safety.
  5. To provide veterinary services for the people and livestock owners.