University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Pharmacy
The Faculty of Pharmacy in University of Helsinki is a multidisciplinary research and teaching community for the benefit of humans and animals. It is a nationally and internationally recognised unit of multidisciplinary research and education with an extensive network of partners and considerable external research funding.
The Faculty’s key research venture is the Drug Research Program, which accommodates several high-level research groups. The Faculty’s research activities focus on drugs. The objectives are to identify new drug targets, create and develop new drugs, establish new drug administration methods, examine the pharmacokinetic and pharmacological properties of drugs, develop new technologies, explore social and economic issues involving drug therapy, and educate leading professionals in the field.
In the faculty the objectives of pharmacy degrees are to educate experts for pharmaceutical tasks throughout the healthcare sector and to provide the knowledge and skills needed to maintain and improve professional expertise.