Drug Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development – University of Copenhagen

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All aspects within the pharmaceutical development process of medicinal products are subject to various degree of regulation. The pharmaceutical law frame, guidelines, Health Authorities' attitudes and requirements have a significant influence on the drug development process and its success rate. Knowing how to focus the development process in regards to regulatory affairs and co-operate with the regulatory affairs professionals can be vital for the success of a medicinal product and the survival of a pharmaceutical company.

This course is designed to give you the necessary basic background to understand and incorporate drug regulatory affairs in the drug development process.
The contents will cover the role and responsibility for the drug regulatory affairs professionals – how they are involved in the development process, how to co-operate with this function, the pharmaceutical law frame in EU, US and outside EU/US, the application and approval procedures, regulatory strategic issue, how to build up an application for a marketing authorization, variations, incentives, pharmacovigilance, and how to approach the issues of Quality, Safety and Efficacy from a regulatory point of view.

What do you gain?

Upon completion of the course you will have an extensive overview and understanding of the drug regulatory affairs in drug development and be able to:

  • Understand the role of regulatory affairs in the drug development process, particularly in respect of requirements to quality, safety and efficacy
  • Understand the law frame and guidelines within regulatory affairs
  • Discuss the law frame and guidelines within regulatory affairs
  • Understand, interpret and follow regulatory guidelines
  • Apply knowledge of regulatory affairs in your daily work
  • Recognize the different types of applications and application procedures available in the EU, US and outside EU/US

The faculty of the course includes a series of experts both from regulatory affairs departments in industry and from the regulatory authorities. In this way the students will receive detailed information from people with hands-on experience in regulatory affairs in their daily work.

The course participants include people from different companies and institutions and with a variety of professional roles. This facilitates the lively discussions during the lectures and even during the breaks.

Course dates

  • 5-9 November 2018

Application deadline

  • 10 September 2018

Course fee

  • DKK 10,750 for EU/EEA citizens
  • DKK 12,488 for non-EU/EEA citizens