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Pharmaceutical Medicine (ECPM)


Universität Basel UNIBAS


Basel (BS)




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Zeitliche Beanspruchung



Gesundheit, Pflege, Medizin





Aktualisiert 24.02.2023


Beschreibung des Angebots

The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicines program provides specialist knowledge in the field of drug development at an advanced level. The syllabus of the course program covers all aspects of pharmaceutical medicine and drug development as defined by the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians IFAPP.

This includes the discovery and development of new medicines, clinical trial methodology, good clinical practice and ethics, pharmacovigilance and epidemiology, biostatistics, regulatory affairs, health economics, project management, marketing and new therapeutic approaches.

After having successfully completed the DAS program with 30 ECTS, training can be complemented with further learning elements to achieve a Master of Advanced Studies in Medicines Development.

The ECPM belongs to the Department of Public Health of the Medical Faculty at the University of Basel and is accredited as “Centre of Excellence” by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) PharmaTrain Executive Board.

All ECPM courses are accredited by IMI PharmaTrain and the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians (IFAPP) by following the agreed syllabus and quality assurance, and are certified by the University of Basel within the Bologna Title System.

Aufbau der Ausbildung

The course program is divided into six modules consisting of four days each over a period of two years. Learning methods comprise online preparation, lectures and group work on case studies. The course language is English.



The ECPM Advanced Studies degrees are targeted at representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, service industry, academic and government decision- and policy-makers who already have a good understanding of the basics of drug development and will benefit from a more in-depth, comprehensive and systematic immersion into modern medical product and device development, regulation and market introduction.

In order to enroll for a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Medicine, applicants must have a higher university degree, such as a Master’s, MD, PharmD or PhD. Applicants should have a primary interest in medical product discovery, development, regulation and health care system. The program is particularly aimed at professionals who are involved in the drug development process and have already at least one to two years working experience. Applications sur dossier are possible on an individual basis.


CHF 14'750.-
CHF 9'000.- for employees of non profit organisations


  • Diploma of Advanced Studies DAS

Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) Pharmaceutical Medicine, University of Basel

Praktische Hinweise

Ort / Adresse

  • Basel (BS)

Zeitlicher Ablauf


The course programme is divided into 6 learning units consisting of 4 days each over a period of two years.

Zeitliche Beanspruchung

  • Teilzeit


  • Englisch


Auskünfte / Kontakt

European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine
University of Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 61
CH-4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 19 50

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