Egas Moniz University of Pharmacy in Portugal
Egas Moniz University of Pharmacy in Portugal
Study Pharmacy in Portugal in English
The Integrated Masters studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Egas Moniz University of Pharmacy in Portugal (IUEM) is currently one of the most prestigious Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences in Portugal. It has a tradition of academic excellence in the training of professionals that began more than 20 years ago. They have already trained more than 1,000 professionals in pharmaceutical sciences. According to the employ-ability study (Nielsen) carried out with graduates of the last 5 years, it appears that our pharmacists have an employ-ability rate of 97% in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, achieving a stable contract after 3 months.
Egas Moniz University have evolved successfully since the foundation of the Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, always with the aim of meeting the new challenges that arise, both in the education sector and in the pharmaceutical sector. The ability to adapt to change and develop new teaching approaches, adapted to the real needs of the labor market, has been a key factor in the success of our Master. Proof of this was the creation, in 2014, of an Internship Program in the Pharmaceutical Industry in partnership with APIFARMA, with the ANL – National Association of Clinical Laboratories and Military Laboratory of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products, which includes internships for students who completed the 1st cycle (comprising 3 years) of the Integrated Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MICF), enabling them to have a professional experience, in between, integrated into their academic training. This program also includes extracurricular internships for students who have completed the 2nd cycle of the MICF in order to facilitate their insertion into active professional life. Other internship programs in different areas of professional activity are still in the process of being implemented.
Egas Moniz University of Pharmacy in Portugal trains health professionals and as such the center of the profession is the patient. The professional in Pharmaceutical Sciences can intervene in multiple areas of health, with a main emphasis on the patient and the drug: from its development to its use to prevent and treat diseases. It can also work in multiple laboratory areas, namely clinical, environmental and food analyses, as well as the entire industrial and commercial sector related.
Egas Moniz train pharmaceutical leaders and active members of healthcare teams with the ability to be lifelong experts in all areas of healthcare. They also train professionals with the capacity to be researchers in the most diverse scientific areas.
What makes Egas Moniz University of Pharmacy in Portugal (IUEM) unique?
The high practical component of the course. You will have practical laboratory classes from the 1st year of the course, in a total of more than 1,000 hours of effective laboratory work.
A young, qualified and motivated faculty.
Large, modern and well-equipped laboratories.
Simulated practical classes in community pharmacy and curricular internships in community and hospital pharmacy, integrating the knowledge acquired during academic training with pharmaceutical practice.
A highly diversified training that will allow you to acquire skills to work in multiple areas.
The possibility of carrying out extracurricular internships, in the midst of academic training or at the end of the integrated Master’s, in Portugal or abroad, in close collaboration with companies and other teaching and research institutions, expanding your training and targeting your areas of interest.
The existence of the Egas Moniz Interdisciplinary Research Center (CiiEM) that will open the door to carrying out scientific research projects in very diverse areas, integrated into dynamic and interactive research teams.
The possibility of carrying out exchanges, with an academic component and/or internships, at foreign universities, namely through the Erasmus Programme.
Participation in various conferences, conferences and seminars, which will keep you up to date with the latest developments in the most diverse areas.
A high quality University Residence, on campus, with numerous amenities, such as a swimming pool, which ensures your well-being and security as if you were in your own home.
An excellent, stimulating and active academic environment in which professors, researchers, professionals and students interact! You will participate in parties, concerts, academic evenings and other initiatives promoted by the Student Associations, Tunas and Egas Moniz Choir. You will be able to practice various sports in the gym and playground that we have available for you.
The privileged location of our campus, in the municipality of Almada, 15 minutes from Lisbon and Costa de Caparica, with excellent accessibility (underground, train, and bus).
All courses are fully accredited by the Portuguese Regulatory Agency – A3ES and Egas Moniz Institution is at 9th place in the national SCIMAGO ranking, and 1st among private institutions in Portugal.
DURATION OF STUDY AND TUITION FEES:
The duration of study for pharmacy is 5 years.
Tuition fees for EU citizens 6,732 Euros paid in 12 installments.
Tuition fees for Non – EU citizens 9,685 Euros paid in 12 installments.
50% and above in Biology in the last year of High School and the High School Diploma cannot be older than 2 years.
ACCOMMODATING OUR STUDENTS:
Our company is responsible for accommodating the students in their first steps. The students are accompanied by our partners in the given country.
HOW TO APPLY:
The applicants are required to complete the on-line application form.