The Department of Animal Science of University of Thessaly was founded on 2019 and is located in Gaiopolis campus in Larisa. The Department was founded to contribute towards the educational and research needs of Animal Science in Greece and more specifically in Thessaly. The Department is dedicated to the Animal Science and is responsible for the organization and implementation of educational and research activities in this scientific field. The goals and mission of the Department are the training of scientists who will treat the Animal Science and will elevate and highlight the profession of agronomist, working in the fields of biology and management of farm animals. The scientific field of the Department relates to the development and implementation of modern methods of physiology, nutrition, genetic improvement, reproduction of farm animals, as well as the production of high quality foods of animal origin. The Department provides students the opportunity to acquire and apply knowledge about farm animal husbandry and the environment, feed technology, biotechnology applications, the organization and management of integrated animal production systems, as well as the provision of high quality livestock products, by taking into account animal welfare requirements. Additionally, with the research activity and the academic teaching, the Department aims in being dedicated and to promote the agricultural science and profession and to contribute to the problems related to Animal Science solution. The Department’s curriculum is a modern, innovative and competitive undergraduate study program, which provides graduates the required academic education and specialized knowledge to meet the needs of employment as an animal production agronomist. The undergraduate study program of the Department is a 5-year program that includes theoretical and practical training. The curriculum includes internships and the elaboration of a diploma research study. The curriculum includes compulsory and elective courses, so that students have the opportunity to cultivate their particular interests during their studies.