International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation

Students Today, Pharmacists Tomorrow.

Established in London since 1949, the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) is the leading International Advocacy Organisation for pharmacy students. Representing over 350,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in 70 countries worldwide, IPSF aims to promote improved public health and pharmacy education through the provision of information, education, networking, and a range of publications and professional activities. 

BPSA is a Full Member Organisation representing pharmacy students in Great Britain to the IPSF. As a member of the BPSA you are automatically a member of IPSF and are invited to participate in the numerous programmes, projects, conferences, exchanges and other opportunities that IPSF can provide.


Campaigns and Projects

IPSF offers resources and support to run multiple campaigns that complement the pharmacists’ role in public health, all of which are greatly aided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), with whom IPSF holds Official Relations status. :

  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week/ European Antibiotic Awareness Day 
  • World Diabetes Day 
  • World AIDS Day 
  • EPSA - Joint: Mental Health Awareness Campaign (Depression) 
  • Plans for upcoming campaigns to be discussed. But will be aligned to the IPSF Public Health Campaign Calendar.

You can get involved on social media or by running public health campaigns at your university! contact seo@bpsa.co.uk for more information!

Upcoming events

Upcoming events will be updated soon, keep an eye on the BPSA Twitter and Facebook pages. 

IPSF Development Fund: http://www.scribd.com/doc/295081008/WC2016-Event-Grant-Call 

IPSF World Congress newsletter: http://issuu.com/ipsf.org/docs/ipsf_wc_nl

Keep up to date: www.facebook.com/ipsfwc2016/?fref=ts


Internship Opportunities

International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) internship- The scope of the Internship is business and marketing with a focus on the creation, development, and implementation of an overall marketing strategy for FIP.



IPSF European Regional Essay Competition- 'The value of the pharmacists in a world facing antimicrobial resistance: benefits and challenges in the European region'

The European Regional Office of IPSF wants to grant you the opportunity to share your views, experiences and advocate for our profession through IPSF. We present to you the first Regional Essay Competition. Please read the call below. For more information or contact rpo@euro.ipsf.org


If you have any questions regarding the above opportunities and events plase contact seo@bpsa.co.uk




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