Application / Registration Diploma Course 2019-2021

Who should apply  

To be eligible for enrolment in the ECPM Course, applicants must have a university degree, an MD or a PhD. The ECPM Course is a postgraduate education programme designed for pharmaceutical industry, regulatory and university professionals to improve their skills. The programme is particularly aimed at scientists who are involved in the drug development process and have already at least 1-2 years working experience.

Tuition Fee  

The tuition fee for the entire course amounts to CHF 14,750. A reduced fee of CHF 13,750 applies to the ECPM Consortium, “Weiterbildungsstätten” of SGPM (Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine) and SwAPP (Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals) and for companies who register more than 10 participants. The special fee for members of Universities and regulatory authorities is CHF 9,000. The fee includes online course material, lunches, coffee breaks and final MCQ-examination (Certificate of Advanced Studies). Printed course material are provided for CHF 500. For the oral/essay examination (Diploma of Advanced Studies) CHF 750 will be charged.  

Application Dossier  

Applications together with a one-page curriculum vitae and a copy of the University diploma (or a certified English or German translation) should be submitted either via the online registration form and by mail.   
Applications are reviewed by the course directorate and will be confirmed on an ongoing basis. Please refer to the deadline for the course you enrolling in. As enrolment is limited, prospective participants are encouraged to apply well in advance.  
ECPM Course participants will be registered as students at the University of Basel at no cost. To obtain the student card a separate form (requiring a printed photo) will be provided by the university. 


Deadline for Registration

Deadline for registration: August 16, 2019

Cancellation policy  

In case of cancellation after June 30, 2019, the tuition fee less CHF 750 for administrative expenses, will be returned.



University Hospital, Hörsaal Pathologie, Schönbeinstrasse 40, Basel, Switzerland.  

Participants should book their own hotel rooms. ECPM participants are eligible for reduced rates at the following hotels: