The University of Veterinary Medicine, is the only veterinary school in Hungary. It is a state institution supervised and financed by the Ministry of Human Capacities and is accredited to issue the diplomas of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.), Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology and the postgraduate degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) in veterinary sciences. The University has a fundamental role in teaching in the course of Master of Science (MSc) in biology, too. The University has an uninterrupted teaching record for more than two centuries, making it thus one of the oldest veterinary schools in the world.