Date: from 26 June to 7 July 2023

Location: Webinars – Strasbourg, France

Programme overview

The training programme will focus on chemically defined active substances and medicinal products and cover all the fundamentals related to the use of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and its reference standards, as well as the procedure for Certification of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia (CEP).

The programme is divided into a number of different modules, each dealing with a specific subject area or topic. Each module has been designed with your needs in mind based on feedback collected in post-training surveys. The goal is to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of each topic, the main concepts and related policies and practices. Each module will last approximately 90 minutes and registration is free.

Download the virtual training agenda and schedule.


 Suggested Viewing/Reading

The EDQM recommends participants watch and read the pre-training materials listed below before joining a training module. The materials will help participants familiarise themselves with some basic concepts and topics which will not be covered in detail in the webinar sessions.

European regulations for medicines: Place and role of the EDQM and the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) - Duration: 30 minutes

  • General concepts in the European Pharmacopoeia - New recording coming soon!
  • How to participate in the Elaboration of the European Pharmacopoeia - New recording coming soon!
  • Find your way in Pharmeuropa, the Knowledge database & Ph. Eur. Online: Useful hints and other practicalities) - New recording coming soon!

Ph. Eur. Reference Standards: General Aspects Duration: 20 minutes

The Certification procedure: Fact sheet

The list of pre-training materials will also be sent to participants in the registration confirmation e‑mail.

Live webinars

All the training modules (webinars) are free of charge.

Places are limited, so sign up today!

Each registered participant will receive a copy of the presentation slides and the link to the webinar recording, which they can refer back to if needed in the future.


The registration link is given under each module.

Participants can register to attend all the modules OR a selection of individual modules.

After registration, you will receive an invitation telling you how to access the webinar and how to test the system beforehand. On the day of the webinar, click on the link in the registration confirmation e-mail.

You can also  check your system’s compatibility automatically.

Before registering, please read the Terms of Supply for EDQM Events.

System Requirements