On November 26-27, 2020 in the Department of Botany of the National University of Pharmacy was held the IV International scientific and practical internet-conference “Investigations of medicinal plants – theoretical and practical aspects”, which was attended by 438 scientists from 7 countries, namely: Ukraine, Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Japan and Russia. Conference topics:  The role of botany in professional and academic training of specialists for pharmaceutical industry  Biochemistry of plants  Questions of terminology and classification of plants  Resource knowledge, cultivation, introduction, preservation and restitution of biological diversity of plants  Search and study of new prospective herbs  Quality control of the medicinal plant raw  Technology and quality control of herbal medical products, food additives, perfumery and cosmetic products  Pharmacological study natural substances and herbal medical products  Pharmaceutical jurisprudence  Pharmacoeconomic studies  Veterinary pharmacy  Information technology in pharmacy