Free University of Brussels (ULB), PHARMED

Pharmacoeconomics & Medical Information

Practical Information

Commencing Date:
Brussels Belgium

Teaching Methodology:
Credits :

European Fees:
1000 EUR
Scholarship Possibilities:

Course Contact

Free University of Brussels (ULB), PHARMED

University Accreditation: Yes

Centre of Excellence


Courses - Health economics, Dominique Dubois (PVS) - A case study in health economics of advanced therapies :Dominique Dubois (PVS) - Patient reported outcomes, Guy Vandenhoven (AstraZeneca) - Organisation of the medical department, Dirk Vander Mijnsbrugge (Pfizer) - Communication with health practitioners, Michèle Sangeleer (Eli Lilly) - Summary of product characteristics and user package leaflets Robert Vander Stichele (RUG) - Ethics in the pharmaceutical industry, Marc Czarka (HM3A) - Databases & prescribing modules, André Vandenberghe (University Hospital Charleroi) - Cell-based medicinal products, Enrico Bastianelli (Bone Therapeutics) - Orphan drug development-strategic considerations, Henk Schuring (Genzyme)


Understanding of: - Principles and practical application of health economics and patient-reported outcomes within the pharmaceutical industry - Regulation and legal considerations of Product information - Processes of production and review of Product Information to ensure adherence to ethical and legal principles pertaining to marketing activities

IMI Standards

  • A predefined set of teaching objectives, leading to defined learning outcomes
  • Assessment of the students' achievement in accordance with the agreed learning outcomes of the training offered
  • A system for collecting, assessing and addressing feedback from learners, teachers, technical / administrative staff and programme / course / module managers
  • Availability of appropriate and regularly reviewed reference material (e.g. published articles, links, book chapters, scripts, etc)
  • Defined and transparent admission criteria
  • Quality assurance of teaching staff
  • Regular review of the QA/QC process and demonstration that the training is further developed in light of this review
  • The facilities, infrastructure, leadership and competences available for the support of student learning
  • University accreditation OR a system for approving, monitoring and reviewing the training offered