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Medical University of Gdańsk

address: M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 3a
80-210 Gdańsk, Poland
phone: + 48 58 349 13 90
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4-year Ph.D. in Pharmacy




4 years



ECTS points



The Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences prepare graduates for industrial or other positions based on extensive training in biopharmaceutics, applied pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, molecular biology, toxicology, natural drugs, phytochemistry etc.
Depending on individual progress, the Ph.D. degree is normally completed in 4 years (in special cases it can be further extended). The study program includes compulsory and optional courses. Total number of hours covered by the program throughout the course of study is equivalent to 45 ECTS including 23 ECTS elective courses within the framework of developing teaching skills or training of at least 15 hours.
Ph.D. students will receive 22 credits in the compulsory classes and 23 credits in the elective courses. Optional courses prepare students for the academic teaching profession, particularly in terms of teaching methods and new technologies in the education of students. Nevertheless, for those with rapid progress in their research projects, there is a possibility to accomplish the course and receive the degree earlier.
Apart from the research in your area of interest, the university provides uniform cluster of subjects for all Ph.D. students to support your interdisciplinary skills.
There is an individual tutor for every Ph.D. student, usually a member of senior staff with Associate Professor degree or higher, who is directly responsible for the development of your research and position academic career development.


Entrance exam – 1.000 PLN (≈250 Euro) Tuition fee – 20.000 PLN/semester (≈5000 Euro/semester)


More info at


prof. Wiesław Sawicki, M.D. Ph.D.;
Danuta Siluk, Ph.D.



Faculty of Pharmacy with Subfaculty of Laboratory Medicine

education requirements

The following forms are required at entrance:
Expression of will to be admitted to the Doctorate Studies of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk directed to the Rector of the MUG
Curriculum Vitae (please include the following statement “The Medical University of Gdańsk has my permission to use the information included in this document for the purpose of recruitment to the Doctorate Studies of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk) Certified copy of M.D. or M.Sc. diploma or predicted day of your M.Sc. defense
Student’s book transcript
Short description of the scientific project you would like to perform during your Ph.D. studies
Copy of publications or other scientific achievements
Certificates confirming English language skills
Certificates confirming other languages skills
Four passport photos