Master’s degree for continuing education Drug Regulatory Affairs

Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

The landscape of drug regulatory affairs is constantly evolving, shaped by dynamic shifts in global laws, market demands, and technological advancements. Our Master’s degree in Drug Regulatory Affairs at the University of Bonn, in collaboration with the German Society for Drug Regulatory Affairs (DGRA), is designed to equip professionals with the latest knowledge and skills to navigate this intricate terrain. Through a multidisciplinary approach integrating pharmacy, law, and medicine, we provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory frameworks governing drug development, approval, and distribution. As the pharmaceutical industry adapts to EU-wide regulations and expanding markets, our program ensures graduates are well-prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of this dynamic field.


Our master’s degree program offers a transformative educational experience, blending academic rigor with practical insights to prepare students for impactful careers in drug regulatory affairs. With a tuition fee of €8,000, the program delivers exceptional value by providing access to top-tier faculty, industry experts, and a robust network of alumni. Upon completion, graduates emerge as adept professionals equipped to thrive in diverse roles across the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, clinical research organizations, consulting firms, and academia. The program’s open admission policy welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, fostering a vibrant learning community enriched by a variety of perspectives and experiences.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline (minimum 180 ECTS credits)
  • Proficiency in German (DSH level 2 or CEFR level C1) and English (CEFR level B2)
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience
  • Regulatory Frameworks in Drug Development
  • Pharmaceutical Law and Ethics
  • Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance
  • Quality Assurance and Compliance
  • Advanced Topics in Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Strategy and Market Access
  • Research Project in Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Internship in Regulatory Affairs

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Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have forged successful careers in leading pharmaceutical companies, regulatory agencies, and research institutions worldwide. By honing essential skills in regulatory compliance, risk management, and strategic decision-making, graduates are well-positioned to address the evolving needs of the industry.

With a strong foundation in both theory and practical application, our program empowers students to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of public health and the pharmaceutical landscape.

Visa Requirements:

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