The Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program (PPGCF) of the Federal University of Alfenas (UNIFAL-MG) had its Master and Doctoral courses recommended by in 2005 and 2012 respectively and are rated with concept 4 by Capes. Since the creation of the Doctorate, PPGCF has been structured in a single area of concentration named Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Program has four lines of research that cover a) the obtaining, identification and evaluation of natural and synthetic bioactive compounds, b) the biological evaluation of substances of pharmaceutical interest, c) the study of the physicochemical properties of drugs and medicines and the establishment of methodologies for development, characterization and quality control of new pharmaceutical forms and d) the therapeutic monitoring and toxicological analysis. All these activities, inserted in the area of Pharmaceutical Sciences in a multidisciplinary and comprehensive manner, makes the focus of the Program the study of new drugs and medicines as innovative alternatives for the solution of therapeutic problems. In addition, PPGCF stands out as the only Stricto sensu Graduate Program in the area of Pharmacy in the southern region of the State of Minas Gerais. This contributes to the continuity of the academic formation of our own former students and new students not only from this region but also from other Brazil localities.

The Program will grant a Master's Degree or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.



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Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 700 - Building D - Room D 408C

Alfenas-MG – Brazil - 37130-001


External service: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.


For more informations:

Phone: (+55) 35 3701-9266
E-mail: ppgcf@unifal-mg.edu.br