Creation of a university research program dedicated to animal welfare in Belgium
24 August 2020
The universities of Leuven and Ghent will open a university chair programme dedicated to ethics and animal welfare. The place of animals in our society will be the main focus.
The two institutions have been preparing since January for the opening of this university chair programme, which will be entrusted to the faculties of bioengineering sciences at KU Leuven and veterinary medicine at UGent.
The chair’s work will begin at the start of the academic year and will focus on various issues targeting both companion animals and animal husbandry or experimentation. They will be open to students from all faculties.
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