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University of Connecticut SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

A Tradition of Excellence: Preparing Leaders in Pharmacy and the Pharmaceutical Sciences Since 1925

Study Abroad

International Experiential Rotations

China – Tasley Pharmaceuticals

Students may be considered for a two-month, pharmaceutical company rotation at Tasley Pharmaceuticals in Beijing.

France – Université de Rennes

Students who are fluent in French may be considered for a two-month, hospital clinical rotation at the Universite de Rennes, in France.  Our exchange program has also hosted students from Rennes for clinical rotations in Connecticut.

Spain – Universitat de Barcelona

Students fluent in Spanish may be considered for a pharmaceutical company rotation at the Universitat de Barcelona to study in their pharmaceutical pilot plant facility.  Students learned about small scale pharmaceutical manufacturing and were involved in making clinical batches of drug products.

Summer Program in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The School of Pharmacy offered it’s first study abroad elective course in Traditional Chinese Medicine in the summer of 2008 at Peking University, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Students spend five-weeks at the beginning of the summer, in Beijing, China studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, which covers a range of medicinal practices that have developed over thousands of years, including herbal medicine, massage therapy and acupuncture.  Students are also required to take 28 hours of instruction in Mandarin.

Faculty and Student Experiences

Read a student blog about their experiences in China. »

Read Dr. Fei Wang’s blog about her experiences in China.»

The UConn School of Pharmacy is not responsible for blog or video content or comments.

University of Connecticut Study Abroad Programs

The University of Connecticut offers many non-pharmacy-related Study Abroad Programs on a year-round basis.  Study Abroad Fairs are held during both the spring and fall semesters.

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