Admission Criteria

  • Title of physician
  • Or Master’s degree in Life Science, Pharmacy or Medicine
  • Or Bachelor from a Swiss University of Applied Science and Arts (HES) plus a minimum of 1 year professional experience in clinical development
  • Good understanding of both French (knowledge equivalent to B2 Level) and English (Knowledge equivalent to the Cambridge First Certificate)

The candidates who follow the programme during their working time must provide written authorization from their employer.

Application and Deadline new!Registrations are open

Online application may be submitted via the course website at:

  • Candidates should send copies of relevant university degrees, a Curriculum Vitae, a covering letter, two reference letters and a written authorization from their employer by June, 29, 2018 to the DAS secretariat ( Candidates should mention in their cover letter if they want to realize a vocational training as DAS thesis.
  • For individual modules, application should be sent at least one month prior to the beginning of the selected module (2 to 10). Priority will be given to candidates applying for the Diploma.
  • The DAS is entirely paperless and students are encouraged to bring their laptop during classes.

Important note

Candidates are warned that a significant amount of self-study is required to complete the DAS, and that they are expected to go through preparatory work before each module. Students should thus allow sufficient time to study at home, in addition to attending the classroom lectures.

Tuition Fee

  • CHF 7’500.- for the Diploma
  • CHF 1’500.- for individual modules


The course program is accredited by:

  • Swissethics
  • Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals (SwAPP)
  • Swiss Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (SGKPT-SSPTC)
  • Swiss Institute for postgraduate and continuous medical education (SWIF-ISFM)

Course Location

Fondation Louis Jeantet

Auditoire Jeantet

Route de Florissant 77

1208 Genève

Bus 21 and 8 – direction Veyrier, stop Aubert