The Doctor of Philosophy Programme Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Innsbruck serves to educate and train junior scientists in the pharmaceutical sciences, with special attention to current processes of developing and characterizing pharmaceutical ingredients and their therapeutic application, their effects on important physiological und pathophysiological processes in mammals and other model organisms, and the identification of new disease-relevant signaling processes and modern methods of developing drugs.
Additionally, students acquire the broad scientific and communicative competences required of successful professional scientists in leading positions in academic, industrial, or public environments.
Expected Learning Outcomes
Graduates are qualified junior academics. They have mastered the methods applied in research in their area and are capable of critically discussing, analyzing, and further developing theories. Junior academics possess the competence to develop and conduct substantial research projects with scientific integrity, and they are qualified to reflect on these processes scientifically and theoretically. They are also aware of issues and questions in gender research.
Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities
Career opportunities for graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy Programme Pharmaceutical Sciences may include:
- pharmaceutical industry (research, pharmaceutics, quality management, drug safety, pharmacovigilance, drug regulatory affairs, marketing and sales),
- public health/pharmaceutics,
- inspection & testing institutes/environmental conservation
- schools (CPHT education),
- specialist publishers,
- colleges and universities (teaching and research).
- Scientific Core Skills
- Analysis of Own and External Research Results
- Discussion of current Research Results
- Presentation of Own Research Results
- Generic Skills
- Doctoral Thesis Defense
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Curriculum vitae
- Diploma certificate
- Examination certificate
- Diploma Supplement
- Transcript (list of examinations completed)
International728 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.
EU/EEA728 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Innsbruck
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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