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Pharmacy, Department

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Department Chemie und Pharmazie, Lehrstuhl für Pharmazeutische Chemie
Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 10
D-91058 Erlangen
Telephone: +49 9131 85-29383

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12/13 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The Pharmacy course in Erlangen is characterised by its high academic demands and the close supervision of students. This applies to both the personal contact between teaching staff and students, as well as the support by student tutors and the individual guidance our students receive from the study coordinator or the dean of studies. The comprehensive courses are organised in such a way that our students can successfully complete the course within the standard period of study of eight semesters.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The international orientation is reflected in the worldwide cooperation with numerous international research institutions as well as in the numerous international scientific guest lectures. In addition, the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy has many Erasmus partnerships with internationally renowned universities.

Special features regarding the equipment

Pharmacy in Erlangen is equipped with state-of-the-art scientific equipment which meets the highest standards in teaching and research. Medical Chemistry: High-field NMR (600 MHz), LC-MS analysis, UHPLC-MS-MS, high-resolution MS, synthesis machines, high-performance computers, Plate Reader, Biacore; Pharmaceutical Technology: Technical centre for drug manufacture, particle formation processes, freeze dryer, spray dryer, acoustic levitator, protein analysis; Molecular and Clinical Pharmacy: Calcium imaging, patch clamp, biochemical, pharmacological and molecular-biological assays.

Special features regarding research activities

The Erlangen university lecturers in Pharmacy are internationally recognised scientists in the fields of Medical Chemistry, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Chemistry as well as the adjacent disciplines of Chemistry, Biology and Medical Sciences. Students of Pharmacy at Erlangen become acquainted with the diverse research projects of their lecturers in the course of their studies within the framework of research practicals and in lectures and seminars.

Support for founders

On-site start-up advice: Prospective company founders can take advantage of consulting services to help them set up their company. In addition, the University's Contact Point for Knowledge and Technology Transfer offers comprehensive advice and information on the topics of business start-ups and patents. As the city of the "medical valley", Erlangen has a modern start-up and innovation centre in which workplaces can be rented. In 2019, Friedrich Alexander University has been ranked 2nd in the Reuters ranking of the most innovative European universities.

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Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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