New methods for RWE collection and synthesis

Welcome to GetReal

Real-World Evidence in Medicine Development

Course overview

This interactive online course will give an understanding of current techniques, opportunities and challenges for the use of real-world evidence in medicine development. This is an ideal course for anyone who wishes to become familiar with the key issues in the areas of real-world data and wishes to broaden his/her expertise. Course participants will come from pharmaceutical companies, regulatory authorities, HTA bodies, patients’ organisations, consultancy companies and academia. As such, the course will foster discussion, interaction and mutual learning across all professionals involved in medicine development.

The learning units will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of the medicine development landscape
  • Real-world evidence generation
  • Real-world evidence synthesis
  • Decision-making and weighing of evidence
  • Demonstrating relative effectiveness to decision-makers

Real-World Evidence in Medicine Development has been developed by IMI GetReal and is offered by the UMC Utrecht on a non-profit basis.


The upcoming edition of April 2018 is sold out.

Next edition: September 2018.

Quick overview

16 April - 27 May 2018
6 weeks
8 hrs/week workload
6-20 participants
Online learning
Web lectures, individual and group assignments
- Standard fee: € 1.900
- Government, university and non-profit organisations: € 950
- GetReal partners: 25% discount on the above fees
- 25% discount on the above fees for the enrollment of 4 participants for non-GetReal partners
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Contact us

If you have any questions about the course or want more information, please contact Mélanie Péro (