Doctoral degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is English.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject.

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Admission for Doctoral Study Programmes 2023/2024 (spring semester 2024)
Submission deadline until midnight 26 January 2024.

What will you learn?

The graduate of the field of study is an expert in natural medicines and materials, capable of independent scientific research, creative and pedagogical work in pharmacognosy. He has knowledge of the sources of natural medicines, their processing, quality assessment and their use. He also has special knowledge of plant metabolism, biosynthesis of secondary metabolites, methods of their extraction and isolation, and determination of chemical structure. She/He masters selected methods for determining biological activity, can prepare derivatives of native substances. Some graduates are experts in plant tissue cultures for studies enabling the application of molecular biological methods. The aim of the program is to train experts in the field of natural biologically active substances, with deep theoretical knowledge and methodological skills and with the prerequisites for independent creative activity at the interdisciplinary and international level.

Career opportunities

Graduates can work in basic and applied research of natural medicines, in the management of their industrial production, in biotechnological laboratories and in analytical laboratories dealing with their evaluation, pharmacokinetics and interaction with living matter. The study is designed significantly interdisciplinary.


1 Nov 2023 – 26 Jan 2024

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Study information

Provided by Faculty of Pharmacy
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction English
Doctoral board and doctoral committees
Tuition fees
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
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