The objective of the Veterinary Cell of Development Cooperation (VCO) is to publicize the development collaboration activities of members of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, both towards academic staff members and students, and to foster collaboration.

This includes the following activities of the VCO (non-exhaustive):

  • Organise meetings to inform about relevant project calls.
  • Advise the  faculty council and FCI on topics related to development collaboration.
  • Organise seminars about development collaboration to inform academic staff members and students about activities coordinated by the faculty.
  • Defend the interests of veterinary development collaboration in relevant committees and commissions such as the “Commissie OntwikkelingsSamenwerking (COS)”.
  • Organise sensitising events related to development collaboration.


For a more formal description of VCO, please consult the articles of association.