Keep an eye out for bursaries and reduced rates for courses for participants from low and middle income countries & contact us if you find a course that should be featured.

The International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) has a comprehensive list of institutions offering educational programs in pharmacepidemiology (US, Canada, Europe, Japan). For more pharmacovigilance-related courses, see below:

Drug Safety Research Unit (DSRU)/Portsmouth University, UK

Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters in Pharmacovigilance

Eu2P, University of Bordeaux (online/France)

Eu2P offer a Master of Science, PhD programmes and Certificate courses in addition to their short courses

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Professional Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacovigilance (also available by distance learning). See also their short courses Practical PharmacoepidemiologyEpidemiological evaluation of vaccines: efficacy, safety and policy

Oxford University, UK

Adverse Drug Reactions, Drug Interactions and Pharmacovigilance is a one-week module of the MSc in Experimental Therapeutics, Diploma & Certificate in Health Research

PharmaTrain, Europe & South Africa

Some relevant degrees/courses are accredited by PharmaTrain (e.g. DSRU,Posrtsmouth above), meeting their high standards of postgraduate education in medicine development, and many other PharmaTrain accredited qualifications contain a pharmacovigilance relevant module. One of these is in Africa (the Post Graduate Diploma in Medicines Development hosted by Stellenbosch University)

Temple University, US

Pre- and Post-Master’s Certificates in Global Pharmacovigilance: Benefit-Risk Assessment & Master of Science in Global Clinical & Pharmacovigilance Regulations 

University of Cape Town, South Africa

UCT's Division of Clinical Pharmacology offers Honours & Masters Programmes that incorporate pharmacoepidemiology & pharmacovigilance modules (Masters with options for PE/PV-related thesis)

University of Hertfordshire, UK

MSc Pharmacovigilance

University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Online Master of Health Sciences programme sometimes offers the specialisation in Pharmacovigilance & bioethics

Uppsala University in collaboration with the Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC), Sweden

Various modules towards Master programmes, including Preclinical Safety Assessment, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance

Brigton & Sussex Medical School

MSc Global Pharmacy. This course is based at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Global Health Research & takes a multidisciplinary approach to how pharmacy & global health are related, with an emphasis on addressing health inequities, & including relevant pharmacovigilance methods. See their pages for advice on applying for scholarships