The Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Brno (VFU) is a public college in Brno. It was founded on 12 December 1918 as a Veterinary College and its first rector was prof. MUDr. MVDr. H. C. Edward Babak. The school is based in Králova Pole. The current rector is prof. MVDr. Ing. Pavel Suchý, CSc. VFU is a University of Natural Sciences that educates experts in the veterinary and pharmaceutical fields. It is the only university in the Czech Republic offering a study program in veterinary medicine and one of two pharmaceutical specialists (together with the Pharmaceutical Faculty of Charles University in Hradec Králové). There are veterinary surgeons, general practitioners and faculty pharmacies in the campus.