Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Duration of training 5 years
Language of instruction English
Number of available places 80
Tuition fee for the academic year 2024/2025 8400 EUR (4400 EUR for the first and 4000 EUR for the second semester)
Classes 25-30 hours/week on average, 350-420 hours / semester


The Academic Programme offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy leads to the degree of Dr. Pharm. This programme extends over a period of five years. It begins with an introduction to the basic sciences providing a basis for further pharmaceutical studies. In the second part of the programme, students take part in general and special pharmaceutical education at the university departments, teaching pharmacies, institutes, laboratories and pharmaceutical works.

The diploma programme consists of five years of basic and special studies. The first two years are devoted to the basic sciences. The 3rd, 4th and 5th years specifically concentrate on the special pharmaceutical sciences. After the 2nd, and the 3rd years, students take part in practical training in public pharmacies or at a pharmaceutical company in Hungary or in their home countries. In the 9th semester students must submit a written Thesis, and in the 10th semester they are engaged for 6 months in a practical training program in public and hospital pharmacies. After the practical training period, students take examinations in the presence of the State Board, where they have to prove their skills in pharmaceutical sciences (both practical and theoretical).

The Dr. Pharm. diploma entitles the bearer to work in public and hospital pharmacies, laboratories, pharmaceutical works, pharmaceutical research institutes, international commercial trade of pharmaceuticals, and management of pharmaceutical materials.

Pharmacy entrance exam

There is only an oral exam interview for the Pharmacy Program. The oral exam is a 20-30 minute personal interview with a university professor about medicine related questions and motivation by Skype or Zoom. For this, you need to contact our Skype ID provided before the exam by email. You need to have a camera and microphone for your exam. The entrance exam interview can be taken by the middle of July 2023.

The interview can be taken at an exam occasion organized by the English Admissions and Student Service Office of the University of Pécs Medical School. For this, you need to register two weeks in advance by email and by paying the 250 USD entrance exam fee.

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