General Information

ECPM has established a reputation as the premier European training center in pharmaceutical medicine. Training is offered on undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. ECPM trains students in medicine and human biology in pharmaceutical medicine, health economics and health policy. On a postgraduate and continuing education level, courses provide expert knowledge in drug development, pharmaceutical medicine, clinical research, and regulatory sciences. The ECPM Diploma Course (ECPM Course) represents the core of the postgraduate training platform. In order to enroll in the ECPM diploma course we typically recommend students have at a minimum a Master Degree and solid work experience in a relevant discipline. The majority of our students has a higher degree MD, PhD, PhamD etc. and at between 3-5 years of relevant work experience gained in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, service industry (e.g. consultancy, CROs), clinical research or while working for governmental policy-makers in integrated medical product development, regulation and market introduction fields.  

The University of Basel, in conformity with the Bologna system, offers three postgraduate degrees, this includes a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine, a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Pharmaceutical Medicine, and a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Medicines Development. Degrees can be achieved by completing the courses in a modular way.