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Summer Institute of the George Washington University & the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine: Issues and Trends in Regulatory Science download programme more...

Study Trip to Singapore

Study Trip to Singapore download flyer english download flyer deutsch Background The study trip offers the unique opportunity to get a glimpse at the Singapore health more...

Frontiers in Drug Development

Frontiers in Drug Development Seminar on „Key Concepts in Clinical Trial Design” June 30, 2016, Basel Switzerland Registration download brochure Objectives ECPM more...

Ethical and Legal Aspects

Ethical and Legal Aspects Course on „Ethical and Legal Aspects of Clinical Trials” November 7-9, 2016 Registration Objectives The implementation of clinical more...

Advanced Research Methods – Health economics
Autumn Semester 2016
Target Audience: Master’s and Doctoral students in health sciences Credits: 3 credits
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The European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine ECPM is the leading university institute for medicines/drug development in Europe.  In the last 22 years more than 1600 experts from pharmaceutical and biotech industries, service industry, clinical researchers and governmental policy-makers in integrated medical product development, regulation and market introduction have successfully completed our postgraduate training courses.

ECPM is a university institute within the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel, Switzerland under the auspices of EUCOR, the European Confederation of the Upper Rhine Universities Basel, Freiburg i.Br. and Strasbourg. ECPM has the coordinating role in the Education and Training project of IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative, a joint undertaking between the EU, EFPIA and Academia) called PharmaTrain (2009-2014). This project has the aim of harmonising the content and the quality of training in pharmaceutical medicine/drug development sciences throughout Europe.
ECPM is accredited by IMI PharmaTrain as “Training Centre of Excellence” since 2012.

The ECPM offers a range of Training Courses in the field of science-based medicines/drug development. Emphasis is placed on requirements for rational and rapid development of a new medicinal product for the global market. The courses provide comprehensive instructions for integrating cutting-edge concepts and best practices in medical product development and regulatory sciences. Systematically, you will understand the medicines development process from discovery through research and development to regulatory approval and commercialization. This will allow to increase your overall business knowledge, to expand your career, gain inspiration and share ideas with other peers.


The focus of the ECPM Research Department lays on the health economic characteristics, cost-benefit implications and efficient use of pharmaceuticals and health care interventions. ECPM Research staff provides training and education in quantitative research methodology.



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