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cemdc_logoThe 3rd international Cooperative European Medicines Development Course (CEMDC) starts at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary in 2015

For current and future pharma managers

 Each module of the complex program can be visited as a standalone unit 

For further details of registration consult:


The aim of the course is to train experts who understand the complex process of medicines development from molecule to health care and who can apply this knowledge working in large or small, innovative or generic pharmaceutical companies, regulatory agencies, in health care and health insurance management.

The course material was carefully compiled by academic and industry experts to meet the needs of both the pharmaceutical industry and health care.

The teaching follows the international, harmonized modular training program and quality standards developed by PharmaTrain. The lecturers are internationally well known representatives of the various topics. The CEMDC is internationally accredited as a PharmaTrain Center of Excellence.

The modular structure of the education offers full flexibility for the students to select modules according to their personal development goals. Each module lasts for 4 days and is finished by an examination. The course is 2 years long two modules are given during each semester in2-3 month intervals. The entire course consists of 8 modules and is finished by a comprehensive final diploma examination and defending a thesis. Additional E-modules are available for supporting the education. The credit points of the modules can be accumulated to obtain diploma or master degrees.

Students can apply with medical, pharmaceutical, MSc or equivalent degrees in natural and life sciences.

The course is open for students of all nationalities. English is the official language.

Participation fee:

  • 1200 EUR/ semester if the student registers for the entire course of 8 modules.
  • 800 EUR/module if the student registers only for individual modules
  • 500 EUR for the final diploma examination

The participation fee can be paid separately for each semester.

Course coordination: Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Study Director: Dr. Sandor KERPEL-FRONIUS, M.D.; .D.Sc. Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. Phone: tel/fax:  +3612104416; +3612104412; Email:

Mode of application: the registration form can be downloaded from the CEMDC website: (Contact person: Ms. Judit Lendvay, Study Manager, tel: +36304757366; Email:

CEMDC flyer download:

Deadline for registration: August 31, 2015. The first module will start September 24, 2015.