CAM at universities

Lists of universities that offer CAM courses or study programmes: – a database of healthcare study programmes at universities, including programmes that cover alternative medicine. Links to bachelor, master and doctoral study programmes in alternative medicine.ář/Alternativní-medicína/í-medicína/ – a database of universities that offer formal training in alternative and complementary medicine. – universities that offer training in energy medicine. – a database of university study programmes at that include complementary and alternative medicine. – CAM tuition at universities in Great Britain.
- Selective listing of universities with links to CAM courses at these universities.
- General information about complementary medicine.
- Further information about studying complementary medicine and why to study it. – postgraduate courses for complementary medicine in Europe. – complementary medicine courses in the United Kingdom. – 158 alternative medicine courses in the United Kingdom (2018). – an international database of distance degree programmes that include complementary and alternative medicine, and energy therapy.

CAMbrella – a list of CAM universities from the final report of WP5, chapter 4.7, page 17.

CAM universities in Germany.

A list of universities in Europe.

Universities in Europe that offer tuition in CAM or used to offer it:


University of Pécs (1, 2) (non-public university)
Department CAM.


University of Bologna (1, 2) (public university)

University of Florence(1, 2) (public university)

University of Messina (1) (public university)

University of Milano-Bicocca (1) (public university)
Health care systems, traditional and non-conventional medicine.

Sapienza University of Rome (1) (public university)

University of Rome Tor Vergata (1) (public university)

University of Siena (1) (public university)

University of Urbino (1) (public university)


University of Zurich (1) (public university) (doctoral degree in chiropractic) (Institute of Complementary and Integrative Medicine)

University of Bern (1, 2) (public university)
(Institute of Complementary Medicine)


Charite – Medical University of Berlin (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin) (1, 2)

European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder (1) (public university)

University of Duisburg-Essen (1, 2)(public university) (Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine) (naturopathy) (traditional Indian medicine)

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Mnichov) (1, 2) (public university) (alternative medicine and naturopathy)

Witten-Herdecke University (1) (non-public university) (anthroposophic medicine)

University of Rostock (Universitätsmedizin Rostock) (1, 2) (public university) (naturopathy, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, phytotherapy)

SRH University of Health Gera (3) (non-public college) (osteopathy)


University of Tromsø (1, 2) (public university)


University of Southampton (2) (public university)

University of Exeter (2) (public university)

University of Sheffield (2) (public university)

University of West London (2) (public university)

London South Bank University (LSBU) (3) (public university) (chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese medicine)

University of Westminster (3) (public university) (Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine)

University of South Wales (3) (public university) (chiropractic)

Swansea University Prifysgol Abertawe (3)  (public university) (osteopatie)

The British College of Integrative Medicine (BCIM) (3) (college) (British college of integrative medicine, postgraduate education for doctors, nurses and other graduate healthcare professionals)

The British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) (3) (college) (osteopathy)

Middlesex University London & The European Academy of Ayurveda (3) (public university)
(Ayurveda, Master’s degree MSc Ayurvedic Medicine – Master of Science in Ayurvedic Medicine, in partnership with Middlesex University London)
BPP University (3) (non-public university) (chiropractic, private univer

Wrexham Glyndŵr University (3) (public university)

Cardiff Metropolitan University (3) (public university) (holistic massage, aromatherapy, reflexology)


University of Nantes (2) (public university)


Stockholm University (2) (public university)


University of Porto (3) (public university)


University of the Aegean (1)

SPAIN (Catalonia)

ISMET – Formación en salud y terapias naturales (3) (kinesiology, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, naturopathy, osteopathy, reflexology)


ICTCM – Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (3) (traditional Chinese medicine) (doctoral degree in Chinese medicine)


The International Academy of Osteopathy (3)


Danube University Krems (3) (non-public university) traditional Chinese medicine and complementary medicine)
1 – CAMbrella. Final Report of CAMbrella Work Package 5: Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and a map of CAM provision in the EU [online]. 4.7 [cit. 2016-11-16]. Available from:
2 – CAMDOC ALLIANCE. The regulatory status of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for medical doctors in Europe [online]. 2010 [cit. 2015-09-01]. Available from:
3 – and other sources found via Google.
The type of university was found in the database of European universities –

Other universities worldwide:

Akamai University – a university offering study programmes in complementary and alternative medicine, including energy therapy (USA).
University Natural Medicine –a university of integrated and natural medicine (USA).
Energy Medicine University – a university of energy medicine (USA).
Canadian College of Naturopathy Medicine (CCNM) – (Canada)
State-accredited higher education of naturopathy – Doctor of Naturopathy

Details about the type of university (state, public, private, graduate or undergraduate studies) can be found here:
Details about types of academic degrees (Bachelor‘s, Master‘s, Doctor, etc.).
“In Austria, Germany and Switzerland university degrees in homeopathy are fully accredited by the respective medical chambers. In Switzerland, in line with the results of the constitutional referendum, homeopathy is reimbursed by health insurance companies. It is apparent that we have a lot of catching up to do in the Czech Rrepublic.”
Source: Zdravotnictví a medicína. V ČR chybí legislativní rámec pro praktikování homeopatie [online]. 1/2015, 28. 1. 2015 [cit. 22-10-2017].

CAM at universities in New Zealand.
About energy medicine tuition at US universities.
Search the National Center for Education Statistics – NCES database for universities in the USA according to various criteria.