Faculty of Pharmacy

History and education

  • the education of pharmacists began within the frameworks of a joint education program between the University Medical School of Debrecen and the former Lajos Kossuth University with the consent of the National Accreditation Committee and the Higher Education Board in 1996

  • the Faculty of Pharmacy currently consists of six departments:

    • Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics
    • ​Biopharmacy
    • Clinical Pharmacology
    • Pharmaceutical Technology
    • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    • Pharmaceutical Management // Pharmaceutical Surveillance and Economics
  • the collaboration between the Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, and Faculty of Sciences is an ongoing project and an absolutely necessary step for the higher education of pharmacists in the city of Debrecen

  • the Faculty of Pharmacy offers a dynamic curriculum, which includes a broad base of both didactic and experiential components

  • practical skills as well as the contribution to the body of pharmaceutical knowledge through scholarly activity and service are also important at the Faculty


  • the Faculty is the professional base of the shared interests of the university and the region, and a center of pharmacist education in North-Eastern Hungary

  • the research activity  of the six departments focuses on

    • the structure, synthesis, and development of new antimicrobial therapeutic agents (Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
    • the formulation and manufacturing of capsules  and tablets (Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology)
    • the function and modulation of endocrine system (Dept. of  Biopharmacy)
    • the improvement of management of pharmacy (Dept. of Management)
    • the function and diseases of the cardiovascular system (Dept. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics) including arrhythmias, ischemia, infarction, and diabetes
    • the Department of Clinical Pharmacology focuses on the development of various new therapeutic agents in clinics and is in a close collaboration with the Departments of Pharmacy, Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.


General Contact Information

Address: 4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei körút 98.
Phone/fax: 512-900/22456; 512-900/22630 (Dean’s Office)  
Dean: Dr. Miklós Vecsernyés associate professor
Vice Deans: 
General: Dr. Gábor Halmos professor
Academic affairs: Dr. Ildikó Bácskay Kovácsné assistant professor

Student Academic Information

Registrar’s Office
Address: 4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 94. 
Phone: tel.: 258-020/58020 fax: 255-001/55962
Business hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.00–12.30; Tuesday, Thursday 12.30–16.00
Misc. Academic Information
Language courses: English, medical English, German, French, Spanish, and additional language courses as determined by the Foreign Language Center of the Faculty of Medicine