Profile of pharmacy study and pharmacist

The pharmacy study is regulated by the Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications.


Study for pharmacist shall include adequate knowledge and skills of:

(a) medicines and substances used in the manufacture of medicines;

(b) pharmaceutical technology and testing of medicinal products;
(c) metabolism, effects of medicinal products and action of toxic substances;
(d) evaluation of scientific data concerning medicines;
(e) legal and other requirements associated with the pursuit of pharmacy;
(f) preparation, testing, storage and dispensing of medicinal products in pharmacies and hospitals;
(g) provision of information and advice on medicinal products.

Training for pharmacist shall include:

— Plant and animal biology
— Physics
— General and inorganic chemistry
— Organic chemistry
— Analytical chemistry
— Pharmaceutical chemistry, including analysis of medicinal products
— General and applied biochemistry (medical)
— Anatomy and physiology; medical terminology
— Microbiology
— Pharmacology and pharmacotherapy
— Pharmaceutical technology
— Toxicology
— Pharmacognosy
— Legislation and, where appropriate, professional ethics.
The balance between theoretical and practical training shall, in respect of each subject, give sufficient importance to theory to maintain the university character of the training.