Advanced studies in Ayurveda medicine

Part 2 - For graduates of the foundation course

  • Expand your knowledge of Ayurveda with clinical medicine kaya-cikitsa.

  • Internships in Europe and India prepare you intensively for practice.

  • Obtain the degree "Study of Ayurveda Medicine", recognized by VEAT and DÄGAM.

After successfully completing the foundation course, you will now spend intensive days training in the clinical medicine of Ayurveda (kaya-cikitsa). The diagnostic criteria of classical Ayurvedic clinical pictures and the use of comprehensive therapy concepts for treatment are applied here, competently and in accordance with the conditions of the local healthcare system and modern social conditions.

The practical orientation is additionally reinforced by comprehensive internships as integrative components of the training.

Learning objectives

After this course you will be able to
- use Ayurveda comprehensively as an independent therapy system.
- treat patients with complex and chronic illnesses using Ayurveda medicine
- manage and plan Ayurveda cures.
- create therapy plans and case analyses.
- use Ayurvedic preparations taking into account manufacturing processes, contraindications and the legal situation.

During the internships in Europe and possibly in India, you will also learn - apply Ayurveda medicine in a professional context. in India you will also learn
- to apply Ayurvedic medicine in a professional context.
- to document and keep patient files.
- to assess therapy procedures and adapt therapy strategies.
- to integrate Ayurveda into the modern healthcare system.

Expand your wealth of experience and gain academic depth with Part 3 of the training in cooperation with MAM University, Nadiad, India




Study Ayurveda medicine


Your path to graduation

Title Days Attendance time | UE
60 min | 45 min
Total learning hours
60 min

Prerequisite: Basic studies (FAH) or advanced medical training in Ayurveda (FAM) (30 days)


Advanced studies in Ayurveda Medicine


225 hours | 300 units

450 hrs.


Internship: medical internship during a Panchakarma treatment at Kurzentum Birstein


130 hrs.

200 hrs.


Work shadowing/ internship: clinical internship at P.D. Patell Ayurveda Hospital, Nadiad (India)


180 hrs.

300 hrs.

REAA final examination (1) (5) 150 hrs.
Certificate: Advanced studies in Ayurveda Medicine
recognized by the VEAT (Association of European Ayurveda Physicians and Therapists) and the (DÄGAM) German Medical Association for Ayurveda Medicine.
64 540 1100 hrs.


Pharmacology, phytotherapy 2 u. Complex preparations
- Introduction and basic meaning of pharmacology
- In-depth understanding of Ayurvedic pharmacology (dravyaguna-vijnana)
- Detailed discussion of further Ayurvedic medicinal plants and combination preparations
- Detailed discussion of classical and modern combination preparations
- Forms of dosage, methods of preparation, dosage, carrier substances
- Legal bases and quality assurance
- Availability in Europe

Clinic: Cardiology, angiology, pneumology
- Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
- Diseases of the heart (hridroga) (e.g. heart failure, cardiac insufficiency, cardiac insufficiency)e.g. heart failure, coronary heart disease, arrhythmias)
- Diseases of the vascular system (e.g. arterial hypertension, varicosis, venous thrombosis)
- Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract
- Diseases of the respiratory tract (e.g. rhinitis, cough, asthma) Rhinitis, cough, bronchial asthma)
- Causes (hetu), pathogenesis (saṃprapti), symptoms (rupa) and proven therapies

Purgative procedures (pancakarma)
- Three phases of pancakarma: Pre-treatment, main treatment and post-treatment
- Explanations from a modern medical perspective
- General indications and contraindications
- The 8 big mistakes (ashta mahadosha)
- Preparatory phase: resolution and mobilization of pathogenic factors
- Implementation:
- Explanation of all karmas with specific indications and contraindications
- Symptoms of successful implementation (samyak-yoga)
- Side effects and complications
- Post-treatment, resting phase and restorative diet
- Implementation of pancakarma in outpatient practice
- Treatment strategies based on individual cases

Clinic: Nutritional therapy, metabolic diseases
- Nutritional therapy in practice
- Civilization and metabolic diseases (obesity, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome and cachexia)
- Causes (hetu), pathogenesis (samprapti), symptoms (rupa) and proven therapies
- Rasayana therapy for prevention and health promotion
- Case analysis of lifestyle-related diseases

Clinic: Psychosomatics and psychology
- Relationship of body (sharira) and psyche (sattva)
- The self (atman) as a foundation of health
- Comparison of modern psychology, yoga psychology and Ayurveda psychology
- Ayurvedic psychosomatics and treatment strategies
- Human resources, Vulnerability and resilience
- Personality variables (vasana, samskara)
- Identification (asmita)
- Projection (adhyaropa)
- Complications (klesha)
- Vata, stress and pain
- Relaxation, mindfulness and meditation
- Depth psychology, dreams, inner images, inner images, symbols and mythology
- Spiritual and transpersonal dimensions of therapy

Manual therapy practiceTherapy 2
- Reducing manual therapies (apatarpana)
- Restorative manual therapies (santarpana)
- Therapies with herbal pouches (pinda)
- Full-body oil pouring (pizzhichili)
- Oil treatments of the sensory organs and the head
- Treatment of the spine (katibasti)
- Rubdowns and peelings (udvartana)
- Silk glove massage (gharshana)Massage (gharshana)
- Treatment of the vital points (marma-cikitsa)
- Marma-nadi system
- Indications and contraindications of manual therapies

Clinic: Gynecology and pediatrics
- Basic gynecological concepts of Ayurveda:
- Menstrual cycle
- Planned conception and pregnancy
- Childbirth
- Lactation
- Menopause
- Gynecological diseases (stiroga) (e.g. menstrual disorders, menopausal problems, diseases of the uterus and ovaries)
- Pediatrics (bala-roga) (e.g. diseases of the respiratory tract) - Pediatrics (stiroga) (e.g. menstrual disorders, menopausal problems, diseases of the uterus and ovaries) - Pediatrics (bala-roga)e.g. diseases of the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract and skin)
- Adapting therapy concepts for children

Neurology, psychiatry, gastroenterology
- Gastroenterological diseases (e.g. gastritis, gastric ulcer, gastric cancer) gastritis, gastric ulcer, ulcerative colitis, haemorrhoids, hepatitis, liver cirrhosis)
- Neurological diseases (e.g. neuralgia, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis)
- Classical concepts of psychotherapy (sattvavajaya) in Ayurveda
- Psychological and psychiatric diseases (e.g. depression, burn-out, epilepsy) depression, burn-out, epilepsy)

Final examination for the main course in Ayurveda medicine

Supervised clinical internship - Birstein health resort
- Accompanying Ayurveda physicians and therapists to observe their practical work and implementation in a professional setting
- Observation of procedures and the use of materials for high-quality, safe and effective Ayurveda therapy, safe and effective Ayurveda therapy and health promotion
- Use of methods that ensure the success of therapy within the framework of a patient-oriented concept
- Medical history, clinical assessment, follow-up treatment
- Patient contact
- Case discussions with experienced Ayurveda physicians and therapists


Dr. Shivenarain Gupta Porträt
Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Dr. Martin Mittwede
Porträt Kalyani Nagershet
Dr. Kalyani Nagersheth
Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
Maria Büdel
Maria Büdel
Porträt Oliver Becker
Oliver Becker
Marco Lebbing Porträt
Facharzt Marco Lebbing
Porträt Leini Siebenaller
Léini Siebenaller
Tanuja Nesari
Dr. Tanuja Nesari


Training fee from € 6,390

plus accommodation and meals - only for attendance dates in Birstein

Guest houses are available on the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda. You can choose from rooms of different categories for your overnight stay during the training. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Method of payment

Deposit € 600

Final payment

a) In one lump sum up to one month before the start of training at the latest (immediately for eLearning modules so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately.)
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of EUR 579 each by direct debit. Payment (direct debit) of the monthly installments is made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the start of the training booked here, immediately for eAcademy modules. If the training starts with eAcademy modules, the activation is provisionally carried out immediately after receipt of the down payment, regularly after receipt of the first monthly installment.


Rosenberg gGmbH - European Academy for Ayurveda | DE-63633 Birstein

For whom?

Especially recommended for
- graduates who have successfully completed the basic studies of Ayurveda medicine or the advanced training for doctors
- doctors and other medical professions who have a comparable degree from other institutes

Ayurveda Medicine degree program

The main study program is the 2nd part of the Ayurveda Medicine course.
You can find out what your entire path to graduation looks like here:
To the full degree program

Work shadowing

In order to gain confidence in the practical application of the complex system of Ayurvedic medicine, training on patients is necessary. For this reason, work shadowing is an integral part of the main course of study.

Gaining competence

- Application of Ayurveda medicine in a professional context

- Documentation, keeping patient files

- Assessment of therapy procedures and adaptation of therapy strategies

- Integration of Ayurveda into the modern healthcare system


13 days in Birstein
(Module EAA 4022)

As an introduction to clinical practice and in order to be able to apply Ayurveda medicine competently in Europe, you will spend at least 13 days at the Rosenberg Ayurveda Health and Spa Center Birstein.

You will gain intensive practical experience with patients by accompanying our experienced Ayurveda doctors or practitioners on a medical Panchakarma treatment. In addition, interns help in the in-house Panchakarma kitchen and learn how to freshly prepare the preparations used in cures (e.g. teas, doughs, inhalations and decoctions) based on Ayurvedic recipes.

Costs in Birstein
Support and meals during the internship in Birstein are already included in the training fee. You only have to pay for accommodation in the desired category.


20 days in Nadiad, India
(Module EAA 4052)

You will experience the full scope of Ayurvedic medicine in the countries of origin, which is why a 3-week internship with Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta is offered in Nadiad.

There, our students are intensively supervised and supported in their learning process. In this Ayurveda hospital with approx. 150 beds, patients with a wide variety of illnesses, including serious ones, are treated, so that experience with Ayurveda medicine is possible on a broad level.

Our Indian partners expect students to start their internship at the end of their training.

Costs in Nadiad
The internship in Nadiad costs €200 per week (as of 2019) and includes basic meals and accommodation in simple 2-bed rooms. Travel costs and possible excursions are not included.


Optional: 7 days in Thrissur, India
For the India internship, a one-week internship at the hospital of Ashtavaidyan Prof. Dr. A. N. Narayanan Nambi, Director of Ashtavaidyan Thrissur Thaikat Mooss' SNA Oushadhasala & Nursing Home in Thrissur, Kerala, is also available (not obligatory).

Degree: "Medical Ayurveda specialist"

The main course concludes with a written and oral examination. After successful completion, the certificate "Medical Ayurveda Specialist REAA" is awarded

At a glance



Required prior knowledge:
Basic studies in Ayurveda medicine


- Examination with degree: Medical Ayurveda Specialist
- corresponds to the guidelines of the Ayurveda Dachverband Deutschland
- recognized by VEAT - Berufsverband Ayurv. Mediziner und Therapeuten e.V.

735 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 8 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 405 hrs
-> 1 Module Exam (incl. preparation) 50 hrs
-> 2 modules internship 280 hrs

Learning forms/hours (per module):
e.g. 45 learning hrs of which
22,5 hrs presence (3 days)
45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs
live-webinar (3 days)
42 learning hrs (20 e-lessons in free time management with 3 hrs live webinar)

Blended learning:
Maximum 2 of 8 modules as e-learning
Maximum 5 of 8 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 6.390
Parts of the training already completed will be credited: see prices

plus accommodation and meals, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised learning hours learning hours incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks either online or face-to-face or in self-study.

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Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

Pharmacology, phytotherapy 2 and complex preparations

3 days 3 days 20 lessons

Clinic: Cardiology, Angiology, Pneumology

3 days 3 days

Purging procedure (Pancakarma)

6 days

Clinic: Nutritional therapy, metabolic diseases

3 days 3 days

Clinic: Psychosomatics and psychology

3 days 3 days

Practice of manual therapy 2

3 days

Clinic: Gynecology and Pediatrics

3 days 3 days

Neurology, psychiatry, gastroenterology

3 days 3 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of training

Final examination for the main course in Ayurveda Medicine

Supervised clinical internship - Kurzentrum Birstein

Introductory seminars

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