Major studies Ayurvedic Medicine

Part 2 - For graduates of the basic study.

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

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

  • Get the degree "Study of Ayurvedic Medicine", recognized by VEAT and DÄGAM.

After successful completion of the basic studies, intensive training days for clinical medicine of Ayurveda (kaya-cikitsa) will follow. Here, the diagnostic criteria of classical Ayurvedic disease patterns and the use of comprehensive therapy concepts for treatment are applied, competently and in accordance with the conditions of the local health care system and modern social conditions.

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

Learning objectives

After the main study you are able to use
- Ayurveda as an independent therapy system comprehensively.
- to treat patients with complex and chronic diseases ayurveda-medically
- to lead and plan Ayurveda cures.
- to create therapy plans and case analyses.
- to use Ayurvedic preparations under consideration of manufacturing processes, contraindications and legal situation.

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




Study of Ayurvedic Medicine


Your way to the degree

Designation Days Attendance time | UE
60 min | 45 min
Total learning hours
60 Min

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


Major in Ayurveda Medicine


225 hrs. | 300 UE

450 hrs.


Internship: medical internship during a Panchakarma cure at the Kurzentum Birstein


130 hrs.

200 hrs.


Internship: clinical internship at P.D. Patell Ayurveda Hospital, Nadiad (India)


180 hrs.

300 Hrs.

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


Practice of Manual Therapy 2
- Treatments with herbal sachets (pinda)
- Whole body oil infusion (pizzhichil)
- Oil treatments of the sensory organs & head
- Treatment of the spine (kati-basti)
- Rubdowns and scrubs (udvartana)
- Silk glove massage (garsana)
- Vital point treatments (marma-cikitsa)
- Musculoskeletal system (e. g. arthritis, rheumatism, gout, sciatica)

Clinic: Digestion, Diabetes, Psychiatry and Neurology
- Gastroenterology e.g. Gastritis, ulcer, diarrhea, colitis, hepatitis
- Metabolism: diabetes mellitus
- Concept of psychological therapies (sattvavajaya) in Ayurveda
- Psychiatry e.g. psychoses, epilepsy, depression, stress disorders
- Neurology e.g. Neuralgia, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis

Clinic: dermatology, pneumology, urology
- dermatology e.g. eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne
- pneumology e.g. rhinitis, cough, bronchitis, asthma, tonsillitis
- urology e.E.g. nephritides, chronic renal failure, recurrent urinary tract infections, benign prostate syndrome

Clinic: cardiology, angiology, orthopedics, immunology
- Cardiovascular e.g.E.g. heart failure, arrhythmias, arterial hypertension, varicosis
- Immunological concepts of Ayurveda
- Hematology e.g. anemia, bleeding tendency
- Orthopedics e.g. arthritis, sciatica/lumbago

Clinic: Gynecology, Oncology
- Gynecology e.g. Menstrual disorders, fibroids, cysts, menopausal disorders
- (concept of) planned conception, pregnancy support
- oncology

Clinic: endocrinology, pediatrics, metabolic disorders
- in-depth: nutritional diseases and disorders of the digestive tract: Ama and Agni disorders, Rasayana - prevention and health promotion, nutritional therapy in practice - endocrinology (eg. Thyroid disorders)
- Bala Roga - Application of Ayurvedic pediatrics in holistic naturopathic practice

Yoga therapy, research
- Breathing therapy (pranayama) in theory and practice,
- use of yoga elements in prevention and therapy
- paradigms and approaches of research
- dealing with scientific literature (search strategies, evaluation of publications, meta-analyses)
- current state of Ayurveda research

Psychosomatics and psychology
- in-depth: Psychology of Ayurveda and Yoga
- Psychosomatics from Western and Ayurvedic point of view
- Western and Ayurvedic-Yogic Psychotherapy - Behavioral Therapy, Depth Psychology and other approaches
- Salutogenesis and Resilience
- Pain, somatoform disorders, affective disorders
- Spiritual and transpersonal dimensions of therapy

Integration of Ayurveda into the local practice
- Treatment strategies using example cases from practice
- Practice day: Basti in the context of outpatient therapies / Detailed diagnosis and therapy plan of a test person
- Legal aspects of working with Ayurveda
- Possibilities of combination with other healing methods
- Discussion of case studies
- Revision and exam preparation

Medical internship - Ayurveda cure center Birstein

Medical internship - Ayurveda clinic Nadiad (India)

Final exam HAM/SAM - written


Ananda Chopra
Dr. med. Ananda Samir Chopra
Porträt Kalyani Nagershet
Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth
Dr. Shivenarain Gupta Porträt
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Porträt Oliver Becker
Oliver Becker
Prof Dr. Martin Mittwede
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Porträt Leini Siebenaller
Léini Siebenaller


Training fee from € 5,760

plus examination fee € 350
minus discount for payment in one sum in advance € 100

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Payment method

Deposit € 500

Final payment

a) In one sum at the latest one month before the start of the training (immediately for eLearning modules, so that we can activate your eSeminars immediately).
b) Option for participants from Germany and Austria: monthly installments of 250 EUR each by direct debit. The payment (debit) of the monthly installments will be made on the 1st of each month, starting from the month of the beginning of the training booked here, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training begins with modules of the eAcademy, the activation takes place provisionally immediately after receipt of the deposit, regularly then 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 Ayurvedic medicine or the advanced training of physicians
- physicians who have a comparable degree from other institutes

Ayurvedic Medicine Course

The main study is the 2nd part of the degree program in Ayurvedic Medicine.
How your entire path to graduation looks like, you can find out here:
To the total study


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

Gain of competence

- Application of Ayurvedic medicine in a professional context

- Documentation, keeping of patient files

- Assessment of therapy procedures and adaptation of therapy strategies

- Integration of Ayurveda into the modern health care system


13 days in Birstein
(Module EAA 4022)

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

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

Costs in Birstein
The care and food during the Hospitanz in Birstein are already contained in the training fee. Only the accommodation in the desired category has to be paid.


20 days in Nadiad, India
(Module EAA 4052)

The entire scope of Ayurvedic medicine is experienced in the countries of origin, for this reason a 3-week internship with Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta in Nadiad.

There our students are intensively supervised and supported in their learning process. In this Ayurveda hospital with about 150 beds, patients with different, also severe diseases are treated, so that experiences with Ayurveda medicine on a broad level are possible.

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

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


Optional: 7 days in Thrissur, India
For the India hospitalization, a 1-week hospitalization at the Hospital of Ashtavaidyan Prof. Dr. A. N. Narayanan Nambi, Director of the Ashtavaidyan Thrissur Thaikat Mooss' SNA Oushadhasala & Nursing Home in Thrissur, Kerala is offered as a complementary (not mandatory) option.

The major concludes with a written and oral examination.

At a glance


Required previous knowledge:
Basic study of Ayurvedic medicine


- Examination with degree: Study of Ayurvedic Medicine
- recognized by the VEAT Association

1100 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 9 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 450 hrs
-> 2 modules internship 500 hrs

Standard period of study 20-25 months

Learning forms/hours (per module):
e.g. 60 learning hrs of which
30 hrs presence (4 days)
e.g. 45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs
live-webinar (3 days)

Blended learning:
Maximum 6 of 9 modules as live webinar

Training fee from € 5.760
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus examination fee € 350

plus room and board, if applicable

* Learning hours = total number of didactically accompanied and supervised incl. lessons, prepared exercises, guided learning or guided practical exercises, learning checks practice, learning checks in each case in online or in presence or also in own work.

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Advanced modules

Attendance of at least 1 basic module is recommended in advance

Manual therapy practice 2

4 days

Clinic: Digestion, Diabetes, Psychiatry and Neurology

3 days

Clinic: Dermatology, Pneumology, Urology

3 days 3 days

Clinic: Cardiology, Angiology, Orthopedics, Immunology

4 days

Clinic: Gynecology, Oncology

3 days 3 days

Clinic: endocrinology, pediatrics, metabolic diseases

3 days

Yoga therapy, research

3 days 3 days

Psychosomatics and psychology

2 days 2 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Integration of Ayurveda into the local practice

5 days 5 days

Medical internship - Ayurveda cure center Birstein

Medical Internship - Ayurveda Clinic Nadiad (India)

Final exam HAM/SAM - written

Entry-level seminars

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First get a taste, then decide - all seminars can be credited towards a later training program