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Important general notice

If you are the one who is interested in studying pharmacy or doing research at our university, you shall be the one to contact us! Neither your parents, nor your spouse, nor any other relatives, nor a friend or colleague who already lives in Germany!

Undergraduate studies

All undergraduate courses are held in German! Knowledge of the German language is therefore essential for studying Pharmacy at our university. Moreover, you can not obtain a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy at our university, but a state examination.

If you have already studied pharmacy (or other natural sciences) and you would like to continue studying pharmacy in Germany, please follow these instructions (in German).

Please address any other questions concerning admission to the Registration Office (Studierendensekretariat) or to the International Office, not to the Department of Pharmacy! You can find some more information and contact data on the University website.

If you are interested in doing a research project (with supervision in English), please contact one of our professors directly.

Master and PhD studies

You have the opportunity to obtain a Master of Science degree in Pharmacy at our university. Read more

A Master degree does not grant you the licence to work as a pharmacist in Germany! If you would like to work as a pharmacist in Germany, please read the following section.

If you are interested in a PhD studentship, please directly contact the faculty member who matches your scientific interests and might therefore potentially accept you as a group member. You can find the contact information in the list below.

Working as a pharmacist in Germany

If you already have a degree in Pharmacy in your country, please consult the ABDA website for more information about how to obtain a licence to work as a pharmacist in Germany. The responsible local authority in Saarland is the Zentralstelle für Gesundheitsberufe.

The university does not grant licences to work as a pharmacist in Germany! However, you only need the licence to work in a pharmacy, hospital pharmacy or in certain positions in pharmaceutical industry. You do not need the licence to do Master or PhD research.

Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland

If you are interested in further research activities in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Saarbrücken, take a look at the website of the Helmholtz-Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland. Master and PhD studies are possible at this institute as well.

Research groups

Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

  • Prof. Ducho

    Prof. Dr. Christian Ducho

    Professor of Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry

    Bldg. C2 3 Ground floor

    Phone: +49-681-302-70300 E-Mail
  • Prof. Jacob

    Prof. Dr. Claus Jacob

    Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry

    Bldg. B2 1 1st floor

    Contact: Phone: +49-681-302-3129 E-Mail
  • Prof. Hirsch

    Prof. Dr. Anna K. H. Hirsch

    Head of the Department Drug Design and Optimization (DDOP) at the HIPS
    Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Saarland University

    Bldg. E8 1 2nd floor

    Office: Annette Herkströter, Babareh Kadkhodazadeh
    Phone: +49-681-98806-2001 E-Mail
  • Dr. Titz

    Prof. Dr. Alexander Titz

    Head of the Department Chemical Biology of Carbohydrates (CBCH) at the HIPS
    Professor of Pharmaceutical and Organic Chemistry at Saarland University

    Bldg. E8 1 2nd floor

    Contact: +49-681-98806-2500 E-Mail

Pharmaceutical Biology

  • Prof. Kiemer

    Prof. Dr. Alexandra K. Kiemer

    Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology

    Bldg. C2 3 2nd floor

    Office: Astrid Decker
    Phone: +49-681-302-57301 E-Mail
  • Prof. Luzhetskyy

    Prof. Dr. Andriy Luzhetskyy

    Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    Bldg. C2 3 1st floor

    Office: Natja Mellendorf
    Phone: +49-681-302-70200 E-Mail
  • Prof. Müller

    Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Rolf Müller

    Managing Director of the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS)
    Head of the Department Microbial Natural Products (MINS) at the HIPS
    Professor of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Saarland University

    Bldg. E8 1 3rd floor

    Office: Christina Decker, Ellen Merckel
    Phone: +49-681-98806-3000 E-Mail

Biopharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Prof. Schneider

    Prof. Dr. Marc Schneider

    Professor of Biopharmacy und Pharmaceutical Technology

    Bldg. C4 1 1st floor

    Office: Isabelle Conrad
    Phone: +49-681-302-2039 E-Mail
  • Prof. Lehr

    Prof. Dr. Claus-Michael Lehr

    Head of the Department Drug Delivery (DDEL) at the HIPS
    Professor of Biopharmacy und Pharmaceutical Technology at Saarland University

    Bldg. E8 1 1st floor

    Office: Sarah Müller
    Phone: +49-681-98806-1000 E-Mail
  • Jun.-Prof. Lee

    Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sangeun Lee

    Junior Professor of Pharmaceutical Materials and Processing

    Bldg. C4 1 1st floor

    Contact: Phone: +49-681-302-4764 E-Mail

Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • Prof. Meyer

    Prof. Dr. Markus R. Meyer

    Professor of Experimental and Clinical Toxicology
    Faculty of Medicine, Homburg

    Bldg. 46 (Homburg) 1st floor

    Office: Daniela Golubew
    Phone: +49-6841-16-26438 E-Mail

Clinical Pharmacy

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