Country Accreditation of training programs Full-time, full curriculum Modular, full curriculum Part curriculum Course in English? Course organiser / website Comments
Austria Austrian Registration Committee MSc Toxicology
15 modules, 3 y, 55 ECTS
Yes Medical University of Vienna, Inst. of Cancer Research
Prof.Dr.Bettina Grasl-Kraupp, Course Director
0043 1 40160-57564

Medical University Vienna runs MSc Toxicology every 3 years; Accession possible any time.


Belgium Belgian National Register M Biomed Sc
2 y, 120 ECTS
Reprotox course (1 day), Chronic tox course (1 day) No

Université catholique de Louvain
(in French)

(in English)

Université catholique de Louvain runs M Biomed Sc, orientation toxicology, every year.

1-day courses are run by BELTOX

Bulgaria Bulgarian Toxicological Society 2 week course,
Yes, in part Bulgarian Toxicological Society
The course is offered annually by the Bulgarian Toxicological Society
Bulgarian Toxicological Society 3 courses (15 weeks each) on drug metabolism & toxicity; drug abuse & dependence; drug safety Yes Medical University - Sofia
Faculty of Pharmacy
Dept. Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology
Undergraduate course offered by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University Sofia
Bulgarian Toxicological Society 3 courses (1 week each) on Clin, Occ & Forens Tox; Reg Tox; Food Safety Yes, in part Medical University - Sofia
Faculty of Public Health
Dept. Occupational Health
Postgraduate course offered by the Faculty of Public Health, Medical University Sofia
Finland Finnish Society of Toxicology Various master programmes at Finnish universities Several specific courses e.g. GLP-training Yes, in part University of Estern Finland: MSc in General Toxicology; MSc in Safety Pharmacology.
University of Jyväskylä: MSc in Ecotoxicology
Finnish Society of Toxicology MSc Health Biology covers part of the ERT curriculum (B0-B12 and B14-B17). Run annually University of Turku, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pharmacy, Drug Development and Therapeutics This education is given in the Faculty of Medicine and part of the Health Biology programme for persons working in the future in pharmaceutical industry or administration.
Germany German Society of Toxicology 15 modules, 11 are mandatory; plus 2 out of 4 optional modules (4 - 6 days each) Only in 2 course modules of the modular programme German Society of Toxicology
Courses are offered on an annual basis at various institutions in Germany and Switzerland. Candidates are required to participate in these courses or provide convincing evidence that they have comparable training by other means. (e.g. participation in structured university training programmes in toxicology or extensive on the job training). 
German Society of Toxicology MSc Toxicology:
2 y, 120 ECTS.
2 y, 120 ECTS.
2 y, 120 ECTS
No Universitätsmedizin Berlin Charité

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Specialized master programmes which can be recognized as comparable training to that offered by the courses under the auspices of the German Society of Toxicology.
Ireland Register of Toxicologists of Ireland BSc in Animal and Human Toxicology
(4 y, full-time)
MSc in Toxicology
(1 y, full-time)

Bachelor Program

Master Program

Both courses are offered by Athlone Institute of Technology and are recognised by the Irish Register of Toxicologists as relevant for registration
Italy Italian Register for Toxicologists Eur Master in RA
1 y, 60 ECTS
week-long modules,
3 years, PhD programme
Yes University of Milan
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Toxicology
University of Milan

University of Milan: European Master in Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis every year; clinical pharmacology, chemotherapy and toxicology PhD programme has week-long modules
Netherlands Registration Committee of the Dutch Toxicology Society 17 modules, 1 - 2 weeks
1.5 ECTS per week
Yes Postdoctoral education in Toxicology
(Wageningen Agricultural University and Utrecht University)
Coordinator prof dr Bas Blaauboer (
Postdoctoral education in Toxicology (Wageningen Agricultural University and Utrecht University). The programme involves courses at 8 Dutch universities.
Norway Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology MSc Biology, Toxicology
2 y, 120 ECTS
General Toxicology
Regulatory Toxicology
Yes, in part University in Oslo
This course gives up to 35 credits in toxicology as part of a MSc in Biology with focus on toxicology. The individual modules can also be taken separately as part of other studies.
MSc Environmental Toxicology
2 y, 120 ECTS
7.5 ECTS
Molecular toxicology
7.5 ECTS
Norwegian University of Science and Technology  This course gives up to 35 credits in toxicology as part of a MSc in environmental toxicology. Additional modules can also be taken separately.
Poland Polish National Register of for Toxicologists recognizes educational content of the course approved by Polish Ministry of Health and supervised by Center for Postgraduate Medical Training Clinical toxicology, 2 years Specialist in analytical toxicology, 5 modules, 1-2 weeks, 380 hours, 2 years; Specialist in toxicology (for non-medical graduates, 5 modules , 1-2 weeks, 300 hours, 2 years No Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lodz Medical University with cooperation with Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz and Institute of Forensic Research, Cracow, contact person: The Polish National Register for Toxicologists (PNRT) recognises educational content of the course developed by independent organisation called WCDKM. PNRT has confirmed that this comply with its regulations for toxicological training. 
Spain Spanish Society of Toxicology (AETOX) 2 courses (over 1 month each) in Occ Exp to chemical agents; systemic drug toxicity

University of Granada
Center for virtual learning (CEVUG)
Granada, Spain

Postgradual Study

University of Granada runs these courses annually.
Switzerland Swiss Register of Toxicology MSc Toxicology
2 y,120 ECTS
MAS Toxicology
14 modules, 2 y,
Yes University of Basel
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Geneva
School of Pharmacy Geneva-Lausanne

University of Basel: full-time MSc Toxicology run annually.

University of Geneva: modular MAS Toxicology run biannually

Turkey Turkish National Register 5 MSc courses,
3 years,
86 - 120 ECTS
5 Phd programs with courses over 2 years
105 - 140 ECTS

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy ,Department of Toxicology

Hacettepe University, Facuulty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology

Gazi University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology
Marmara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology

Ege University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Toxicology

The programs are offered by the Universities of Ankara, Hacettepe, Gazi, Marmara and Ege. A PhD in Toxicology is a prerequisite for national registration.
UK UK Register of Toxicologists Various courses offered by UK universities Various courses offered by UK universities Various courses offered by UK universities Yes University of Surrey: MSc Toxicology

University of Birmingham: MSc Toxicology

University of Bradford: Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology

University of Cardiff: Medical Toxicology

University of Ulster: Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Control

University of Lancaster: Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology

University of Newcastle: MRes Toxicology

Cranfield University: Toxicology and Epidemiology

Whilst a graduate or post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline is a pre-requisite for registration, the UK Register does not consider participation in the ERT scheme to be an absolute requirement; individual applications will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis by the Registration Panel taking all relevant qualifications and experience into account.