Organisation structure

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognozy and Botany

Characteristics of the department

The department was established in 2020 by merging the Department of Pharmacognosy and Botany with the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology. Pedagogical activity of the department is focused on the needs of the study program Pharmacy. It provides subjects: Dosage Forms and Galenics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Botany, Production of Medicinal Plants, Good Production and Laboratory Practice in Production and Control of Drugs, Work with Information Sources and Plants with a toxic effect. The Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognosy and Botany UVMP participates in pharmaceutical research, as evidenced by the number of published studies not only in domestic but also in foreign professional and scientific journals. In addition to direct pedagogical activities, it helps students with the creation of diploma and rigorous theses. Employees of the department regularly participate in activities such as European Researchers' Night, UVMP Open Day and the senior education program – University of the Third Age of the Technical University in Košice (TUKE). The department has long-term cooperation with Department of natural drugs and Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of Masaryk University (Czechia), Faculty of Science of P. J. Šafárik University in Košice, Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine), Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra and Agrokarpaty s.r.o. Plavnica.