Current Announcements


Academic year 2020/2021

Orientation day 3.-4.9.2020

Mandatory studies

590707 ERKO Quality management and GxP, 10 cr. Course can be taken non-stop in Moodle) UH, Industrial Pharmacy (To be lectured in Academic year 2022/2023).

590704 ERKO Operations in pharmaceutical industry and distribution, 3 cr. Course can be taken non-stop in Moodle (To be lectured in Spring semester year 2022).

Optional studies

590712 ERKO Pharmaceutical development, Part 1, 5 cr (Course is lectured starting  from 9.9.2020->) UH, Industrial Pharmacy

PROV-207 Eläinlääkkeiden kehityksen ja käytön erityispiirteet, 5 op (Spring semester)

Always check course days from WebOodi (changes are possible). Course programme is given at the beginning of the course.

Teollisuusfarmasian erikoistumiskoulutuksen seminaarit / Seminars in Specialisation Studies in Industrial Pharmacy

PROV-909 Book examination in Industrial Pharmacy

There is wide range of material available via UH e-books, other material is also possible. In all cases, please remember to approve the examination material with responsible person Prof. Anne Juppo.

Tip!  e-Bookshelves available at University of Helsinki, e-books & e-journals

Previous courses


Academic year 2019/2020

Orientation day 5.-6.9.2019

Mandatory studies

Operational environment in Social and Health Care, 1 cr (6.9.2019->) UEF

Strategic management, 2 cr (4.11.2019->) UEF

590707 ERKO Quality management and GxP, 10 cr (22.11.2019->) UH, Industrial Pharmacy

Optional studies

590715 ERKO: Marketing authorization of medicinal products and pharmacovigilance, 5 cr (13.3.2020->) UH, Industrial Pharmacy

590716 ERKO: Asiantuntijajohtaminen (24.3.2020->) (in Finnish) UH, Industrial Pharmacy

590713 ERKO: Clinical supply chain and clinical drug research 5 cr (19.3.2020->) UH, Industrial Pharmacy

590702 ERKO Research and evaluation methods, 1-4 cr (24.1.2020->) University of Helsinki, Spesialisation Education in Retail and Hospital Pharmacy


Academic year 2018-2019

Pharmaceutical Development Part II, 5 ects, Autumn semester (Teaching period 1, starting 7.9.2018. Preliminary course days are 7.9 and 8.9; 21.9 and 22.9; 5.10 and 6.10; 12.10 and 13.10)

Pharmaceutical industry and wholesale operations, 3 op, Spring semester (Teaching period 3, starting 18.1.2019), timetable see course code PROV-905 in WebOodi (ERKO days are Fri&Sat)

Pharmaceutical business and marketing, 5 cr, Spring semester (Teaching period 4, starting 14.3.2019), timetable see course code PROV-906 in WebOodi (ERKO course days Fri&Sat)


Kevätlukukausi 2018 – Spring Semester 2018

PROV-207 Eläinlääkkeiden kehityksen ja käytön erityispiirteet, 5 op (kevätlukukausi, periodi 3, kts. WebOodi)

PROV-903 Asiantuntijajohtaminen, 5 op (kevätlukukausi, periodi 4, kts WebOodi), erikoistumiskoulutettavat ennen vuotta 2016 aloittaneet sekä ERKO 2016 ryhmä (ERKO 2017 ryhmälle osallistuminen 2020). Huom. Asiantuntijajohtamisen kurssia ei streamata/luentoja ei talleteta.

1.8.2017 ERKO 2016 & 2017

Syyslukukausi 2018 – Autumn Semester 2018

590712A  Pharmaceutical development, ERKO Students

Part I (5 ects) will be lectured on Autumn Semester 2017, course days are

  • Sat 9th September for ERKO students (course day from 10 to 15 o’clock)
  • Fri & Sat 22nd & 23rd September
  • Fri 6th October (Sat 7th October as a reserve day)
  • Fri & Sat 13th & 14th October
  • Fri 27th October & Sat 28th October

1.8.2017  ERKO 2016 & 2017

Studies on Leadership and Operations in Health Care for ERKO students (organiser University of Eastern Finland, UEF)

Social and health care sector as working environment (1 ECTS), timing 8.9 – 31.10.2017, to be taken in e-environment. For Moodle registration and information, please contact UEF.

Strategic Management (2 ECTS), timing 10.11.2017 – 15.3.2018, course days/e-environment. For Moodle registration and information, please contact UEF.

Contact person in these courses is Johanna Räikkönen, UEF (johanna.raikkonen[at]