The Pharmacy Game

Educational tool created to train pharmacy students for the real-world challenges through simulation and serious gaming.

The Pharmacy Game is an innovative tool for training pharmacy students. It is a unique concept combining simulation of the pharmacy practice environment with serious gaming.

Students are trained in a fun and highly effective manner, gaining confidence to face the real-world work challenges. The game is supported and facilitated through a web platform, created to be adjustable for different educational systems.

Nowadays, the Pharmacy Game is successfully implemented in the curriculum of 9 universities all over the world, providing the best learning practices for the future pharmacists.

Game since 2000
The Netherlands
Game since 2008
Game since 2016
Game since 2019
Game since 2018
Game since 2004
The Netherlands
Game since 2015
Game since 2021
Game since 2021
The Netherlands

around the world

Upcoming events



January 2024
The Pharmacy Game International Circle Meeting: "New collaborative projects and partners"
During the meeting, a new Pharmacy Game partner will be introduced. Furthermore, the initial agreements made during the 2nd Pharmacy Game international symposium will come on the agenda. We will…

Latest news

Pharmacy students learning to become leaders in reducing pharmaceuticals in water

By Tanja Fens
Today we are launching a new educational module that will reflect aspects/elements of environmental sustainability, particularly pharmaceuticals found in water. The module will be integrated into the innovative educational tool, the Pharmacy Game at the University of Groningen. It consists…

New article alert! Gamification in pharmacy education: a systematic quantitative literature review

By Denise Hope
“Gamification involves applying game attributes to non-game contexts and its educational use is increasing. It is essential to review the outcomes and the efficacy of gamification to identify evidence to support its use in pharmacy education.  Systematically and quantitatively reviews…


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