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School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy is the largest in France. Research teams form research institutes in collaboration with CNRS (National Center for Scientific  Research) and INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research). Research laboratories are known worldwide in therapeutic innovation.

Main fields of study

The first year of study (PACES) is common to medicine, pharmacy, odontology and midwifery students and leads to highly competitive exams which orient students to one of the four tracks or to basic science programs.

The School of Pharmacy delivers a degree of Doctor in Pharmacy after five additional years, with three more years needed to work in a hospital.

Major research areas:
Cardiovascular diseases, Immune system and infectious diseases, Cancer, Neurological diseases, Design, biodistribution and mechanisms of action of therapeutic molecules, Formulation and vectorization, Physico-chemistry of the drug, Public health and environment

How to apply

Certified pharmacists may start directly in year 4, but previously they must pass the first year ranking examination. The School also offers a large range of continuing education, Vocational Masters degrees, as well as one PhD program. These degrees are for students who have previously studied Science.

Master students should apply through the Paris-Saclay website https://inception.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/ and  through the campus france website www.campusfrance.org/fr/rubrique/etudier-en-france for non-european students.

Minimum language requirements: B2 level in french


Head of the International Office : Imad Kansau international.pharmacie @ u-psud.fr

Main partner universities

The School of Pharmacy is a member of the ULLA organisation, a consortium of excellence of 9 European schools of pharmacy (Uppsala, London, Leiden, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Paris, Parma, Leuven and Helsinki). There are also teaching and research agreements with many international schools.

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