International Federation

Competent experts of medicines to be born this 25 graduates are something very special: you have successfully completed not only the unique at a university course of pharmaceutical medicine, but simultaneously pursued her professional career. On May 29, the master documents for part-time studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen be solemnly handed over them. The ten men and 15 women come from Germany, Russia, Romania, the United States, Austria and Egypt. Their average score was 1.6. The English-speaking postgraduate programme provides expertise in drug development and the competent implementation of clinical studies in research areas such as cardiovascular, oncology and transplantation. In 18 teaching units, renowned lecturers from the pharmaceutical industry and health care volunteers share their knowledge.

So questions were discussed very practical. As the Group of students is kept deliberately small, the lessons proved to be very interactive. This continued through project-related work promoted, in which we should develop for real-world cases solution strategies and present them later”, Dr. Oliver Bachmann describes his experiences. Already during his studies, 90 percent of the participants create the next leap up the career ladder.

In particular at the international level the training enjoys high esteem, what was confirmed recently by the accreditation of the International Federation of associations of pharmaceutical physicians (IFAPP)”, says Programme Director Dr. Ralf Schaltenbrand. In April began the third year of the coveted training; It is also this time again internationally. A scientific or medical degree, as well as at least one year of professional experience are prerequisites for the application. More information: Gudrun Bayer KULLA, Tel. 02302/915-131,