The Department of Animal Science is responsible for organizing and developing the teaching of courses of the fields of Anatomy and Pathological Comparative Anatomy, Animal Health and Animal Production, at the University of Lleida. The number of appointed lecturers has recently increased in response to the new assignation of Degrees and Postgraduate courses. Our Department lectures in the following Degrees:


and in the following Postgraduate courses:


Animals are, and they have been in the past, of great importance for the evolution and development of the humans and their habits over time. The main animal products (meat, milk and eggs) contribute to the human diet providing protein of high biological value.

Animals also play an important role in the ecosystems to ensure the balance and sustainability over time. In this contextit is of great importance to study the biodiversity of animal species (domestic and wild) with the aim of improving theirefficiency and management.