Prof. Dr. Cornelia Herholz


Prof. Dr. Cornelia Herholz Dozentin für Pferdewissenschaften

  • Contact hours Monday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Fachbereich Agronomie
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen


  • Head of the specialization equine sciences

  • Teaching, continuing education and research Equine Sciences

  • Continuing education EQUIGARDE

  • Conferences Brennpunkt Pferd and Horse Talks


  • Since 2012 Professor of Equine Science BFH-HAFL, Zollikofen, CH
  • 2013–2022 Lecturer Representative, Member of the School Executive Board, Chair of School Conference BFH-HAFL, Zollikofen, CH
  • 2003-2012 Research Associate, International Affairs Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, Bern
  • 1994-2003 Senior Assistant, Equine Internal Medicine Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern University, CH
  • 1991 Exchange research Assistant Department of Equine Sports Medicine, Tufts University, USA
  • 1990-1993 Veterinary Assistant Schwarzwald-Tierklinik, Germany
  • 1997-2002 Habilitation – Venia docendi (authorisation to teach) in equine internal medicine Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern University, CH
  • 2001 Diploma, European College of Equine Internal Medicine Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern University, CH
  • 1991-1994 Specialist in Equine Medicine Baden-Württemberg State Veterinary Society, Germany
  • 1990-1993 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Vetsuisse Faculty, Bern University, CH
  • 1985-1990 Licence to practice veterinary medicine University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
  • Diploma as official veterinarian, Federal Veterinary Office, Bern




  • Member FORUM PFERD Agroscope

  • Member Conseil et observatoire suisse de la filière du cheval (COFICHEV)

  • Diplomate European College Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM)

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French - Professional working proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency