The University of Milano-Bicocca , in collaboration with the Society for Applied Pharmacological Sciences , has established from the Academic Year 2008-2009, the University Master ‘s Degree in Research and Pre- clinical and Clinical Development of Drugs.


13° edition: deadline for application is January 22th, 2021


The course is accredited as a “Center of Excellence” of the European program PharmaTrain

The Master is aimed at graduates in:

Medicine and Surgery
Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
Biological Sciences and Biology
Medical , Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Industrial Biotechnology

Veterinary Medicine

Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics and Experimental Statistics .
The objective of the Master in Research and Pre- clinical and Clinical Development of Drugs  is to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary training on all aspects of scientific, regulatory, ethical, organizational, and promotional development of a new drug , bringing together in a single training program topics that are treated only marginally or are completely absent in the various degree courses of Medicine , Pharmacy , Biology, CTF , etc. .

As a result, those who successfully complete the Master will be in possession of a complete training on the research and development of new drugs, not only theoretical but also practical , as the participants are generally  already active in this field or will complete their theoretical training with a internship at a pharmaceutical company or a hospital.

Potential career opportunities :

employment in positions of responsibility within Medical Management, Clinical Research Division, Regulatory Affairs Division, in Pharmaceutical Companies , Hospitals Research , IRCCS , local health authorities, health authorities (Region, AIFA) .


Actual Brochure Available Here