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HUN-REN Veterinary Medical Research Institute

The HUN-REN Veterinary Medical Research Institute (HUN-REN VMRI) is the sole research facility in Hungary with primary dedication to veterinary science, and is a cornerstone of molecular microbiology research in the field. Its fundamental purpose is conducting basic research with the aim of providing greater insight into pathogens (viruses, bacteria, parasites) with particular relevance to veterinary medicine.

Another primary function is to prepare for the practical implementation of results and to develop innovative and effective diagnostic methods, vaccines and defensive strategies against various diseases. Researchers play a significant role in higher education within the field of veterinary and life sciences, principally in postgraduate (PhD) training, as well as in the vocational training of veterinarians.