08/09/2021 - 12/09/2021

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Donau-Universität Krems
Zentrum für TCM und Komplementärmedizin
Dr. Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems/Donau

costs € 100,- for students (confirmation of enrolment) / € 300,- regular fee

EU Erasmus+

Information summerschool

Microorganisms are bioactive structures that can adapt to changing environmental conditions and thus develop resistance to antibiotics. This has led to an increasing challenge across countries: despite situations where the use of antibiotics for emergency care is indicated, these antibiotics only show weakened or no effectiveness at all. 

The Summerschool’s focus is on medicinal plants for diseases of the respiratory tract.

Expert lectures and discussions, practical workshops and demonstrations make it possible to expand or deepen basic knowledge of phytotherapy. 


  • lectures will be in English
  • workshops and e-learning content will be in German and English (selectable by participants)


Target groups

Students in the healthcare sector, health care workers, health care professionals


Course aim

  • learn about traditional use of medicinal plants and their antimicrobial potential

  • review popular medicinal herbal formulas from the perspective of modern evidence-based science

  • get in touch with evidence based literature (with focus on plants for the respiratory system and to strenghten the immune system)

  • create and develop and mix your own medicinal plant mixtures for the respiratory system

  • be a part of the "remodelling the healthcare system" and be able to give a phytotherapeutical statement


Blended Learning

Prior to the event you will receive access to our online learning platform for individual preparation. 


Credits info

The awarding of 1,5 ECTS is linked to passing a final examination and ongoing participation in the workshops during the Summerschool. Medical doctors receive 38 Austrian DFP points. Details about educational credit points for other healthcare professionals will follow. 


Fee info

It will be possible to participate either on-site (campus of the Donau-Universität Krems in Krems, Austria) OR online (Zoom). You can select your mode of attendance during the registration. We will stream all the workshops so you can participate from home, but please note that you will need to provide the used materials (inexpensive basics such as potatoes, ointment base, essential oils etc.) yourself. You will receive a list of recommended materials in advance. You will not need special pharmaceutical equipment at home!

EUR 100: For STUDENTS only (confirmation of enrolment)
The amount includes: lectures, workshops, handouts, digital quizzes, certificate of participation. ECTS after passing a final examination
EUR 300: For PROFESSIONALS (e.g. physicians, nursing)
The amount includes: lectures, workshops, handouts; digital quizzes, certificate of participation

Due to special expenses for enabling online participation, we claim identical fees for on-site and online participation.



5 scholarships for students from Germany and Italy, granted by the European Union (refunding amounts) 

Detailed information will follow during the event.  



The registration for the "Summerschool Healthy Herbs" is now open for you! Please register until August 25 to be part of the experience.

Contact and further information

Healthy Herbs - a Strategy Against Antimicrobial Resistance in the Respiratory Tract

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