The Department of Botany at the National University of Pharmacy, a well-known in Ukraine and abroad of the leading institution of pharmaceutical education and science, was founded in 1921, has a long-term pedagogical and research achievement. It is approved as a supporting discipline “Pharmaceutical Botany” and “Medical Botany” for one-course courses of medical institutions of Ukraine (Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 352 dated November 27, 1998). From 2017 the department also teaches the discipline of choice “Сultivated мedicinal plants and mushrooms”. The department coordinates educational and methodological activities, improvement of curricula and programs, provides advisory assistance, promotes the improvement of pedagogical skills and the professional level of teachers, provides an exchange of teaching experience, organization and methodological support of the educational process, introduction of modern technologies, effective forms of control, etc.
At this time in her personnel there are 2 doctor of pharmacy, professor, 12 candidates of pharmaceutical sciences and 1 candidate of biological sciences. Doctor and Ph.D. theses, master’s and diploma qualification work are carried out. Research results are published in leading journals, reported at national and international symposiums, congresses, conferences.
The key to the achievements of the team is the creative and practical workability of experienced and young specialists, as well as the material base of the department.