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Warsaw University of Life Sciences is the oldest agricultural academic school in Poland, its history dates back to 1816. At present, the University consists of 13 faculties and 5 interfaculty units; there are 25,000 students enrolled. They can choose from 23 disciplines and 61 specialties. The research and education covers the entire field of agriculture related sciences, among the others: Landscape Architecture, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Finance and Banking, Regional Planning, Informatics and Econometrics, Environmental Engineering, Forestry, Environment Protection, Horticulture, Agriculture, Sociology, Agricultural and Forestry Techniques, Wood Technology, Commodity Sciences, Tourism and Recreation, Food Technology, Human Nutrition, Veterinary Medicine, Management and Production Engineering, Management and Marketing, Animal Science. Within the Socrates/Erasmus programme SGGW offers a wide range of subjects taught in English.
The Department of Animal Breeding was established in 1946. In 2001, the Faculty was moved into new facilities at the University campus in Ursynów, which provided excellent conditions both for conducting research and providing educational services. Currently, the staff of the Department consists of 12 scientists and 5 PhD students, and the research covers a wide range of topics: molecular genetics, quantitative genetics, conservation breeding and management of small populations, and animal behaviour. The biological material includes mainly mice, Japanese quails, sheep, dogs and European bison.