Phd On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Geneva

36 months
924 EUR/year
924 EUR/year
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Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Geneva aims to develop pharmaceutical practice and pharmaceutical sciences through excellence in education and research and to assist specific activities in humanitarian pharmacy. 


Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Geneva consists of teaching modules on different aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences. Proposed topics include statistics with biomedical applications, intellectual property, therapeutic chemistry, galenic pharmacy and biopharmacy, analytical chemistry, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy, biotechnology, clinical pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and social pharmacy . Some modules are mandatory, others optional. 

Students at Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Geneva will:

  • gain knowledge about current challenges of drug discovery 
  • develop by following the natural path from basic research to drug-centric research at the service of the drug. patient.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and its Application in Diagnostics and Clinical Research
  • Drug development: regulatory aspects and clinical trials
  • Biostatistics in drug development and clinical trials design
  • Quality By Design (QBD) to ensure product quality and operational excellence 
  • Drug discovery: an industrial perspective
  • Design drugs with a computer: background, overview and hands-on workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


99 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All candidates must hold a master's degree (university master's degree) from a university and a program recognized by UNIGE. In all cases, the candidate must have obtained a bachelor's degree (university baccalaureate) of at least three years (180 ECTS credits) in a university and a program recognized by UNIGE.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 462 EUR per semester during 36 months.

 CHF 500 per semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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