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Eurordis - Rare Disease Europe

Learn with the EURORDIS Open Academy


Increase your knowledge and skills in the rare disease space

The EURORDIS Open Academy aims to provide training that empowers not only its member organisations and volunteers, but anyone interested in learning more about the rare disease landscape.

Through more and enriched information, education and capacity building, EURORDIS has been providing training since 2008 and has grown to offer multiple programmes and courses.

The Open Academy training programmes aim to empower patient advocates in particular and ensure they have the confidence and knowledge needed to bring their expertise to discussions on healthcare, research and medicines development with policy makers, industry and scientists.

Are you interested in learning more about the European Medicines Agency and how it operates? Look no further than our e-learning course!

In this course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the EMA’s activities, including its Committees and the vital role it plays in the approval and monitoring of medicines throughout Europe. Additionally, you’ll learn how people living with rare diseases can interact with the EMA, providing them with a powerful voice in the regulatory process. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and enhance your understanding of the European Medicines Agency.


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Course 5: The European Medicines Agency (EMA)

⌛️ 4h45


Course 7: Market access & Health Technology Assessment

⌛️ 1h30


Ordinary Legislative Procedure – How are decisions taken by the EU?

⌛️ 1h30


Introduction to the European Union Institutions

⌛️ 2h


Recommendations on the required capabilities for patient engagement

⌛️ 2h


Creating Great Mobile Video

⌛️ 2h30m

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Contact the Open Academy team

For more information, please contact

Sharon Aston, Open Academy & Events Director

Marta Campabadal, Open Academy eLearning and Outreach Coordinator

Rachel Butcher, Open Academy Manager - Training Coordinator

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