Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education

Type Research Project

Funding Bodies

Duration Oct. 1, 2018 - Sept. 30, 2020
  • WU Entrepreneurship Center WE (Details)


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  • Dömötör, Rudolf (Details) Project Head

Abstract (English)

The goal of this project is to create a framework that will enable veterinary students with skills to cope with challenges imposed on them by the ever changing world and the enormous strain the profession puts on them. That way, they will be well prepared for real-life challenges in their future working environment.


  • University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover - Germany
  • University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest - Hungary
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Slovenia
  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - Croatia
  • Vetmeduni Vienna - Austria


Journal article

2021 Kleinsorgen, Christin, Steinberg, Evelyn, Dömötör, Rudolf, Zabavnik Piano, Jelka, Rugelj, Joze, Mandoki, Mira, Radin, Lada. 2021. “The SOFTVETS Competence Model” – a preliminary project report. Journal for Medical Education. 38 (3) open access (Details)


  • 5350 Innovation research (Details)