Major in Ayurvedic Medicine

Part 2 - For graduates of the basic course.

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

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

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

After successful completion of the basic studies, intensive training days now follow for you in the clinical medicine of Ayurveda (kaya-cikitsa). The diagnostic criteria of classical Ayurvedic disease patterns and the use of comprehensive therapy concepts for treatment are applied here, competently and in accordance with the conditions of the local health 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 also with complex and chronic diseases ayurveda-medically
- to lead and plan Ayurveda cures.
- to prepare therapy plans and case analyses.
- to use Ayurvedic preparations taking into account manufacturing procedures, contraindications and legalities.

During the internships in Europe and India you will also learn
- to apply Ayurvedic medicine in a professional context.
- to document and keep patient records.
- to evaluate 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)


Advanced studies 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 Examination (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 Ayurveda 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 peelings (udvartana)
- Silk glove massage (garsana)
- Vital point treatments (marma-cikitsa)
- Musculoskeletal system (e. g. arthroses, arthritides, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica) Clinic: Digestion, Diabetes, Psychiatry, Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychiatry. (e.g. arthrosis, arthritis, rheumatic diseases, gout, sciatica)

Clinic: digestion, diabetes, psychiatry and neurology
- gastroenterology, e.g. gastritis, ulcer, sciatica, sciatica, sciatica, sciatica, sciatica, sciatica, sciatica. Gastritis, ulcer, diarrhoea, colitis, hepatitis
- Metabolism: diabetes mellitus
- Concept of psychic therapies (sattvavajaya) in Ayurveda
- Psychiatry e.g. psychoses, epilepsy, depression, stress disorders
- Neurology e.g. neuralgia, morbus and sciatica.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.g. nephritides, chronic renal failure, recurrent urinary tract infections, benign prostatic syndrome

Clinic: cardiology, angiology, orthopaedics, immunology
- Cardiovasculare.g. heart failure, cardiovascular disease, cardiomyopathy, cardiomyopathy.e.g. heart failure, arrhythmias, arterial hypertension, varicosis
- Immunological concepts of Ayurveda
- Haematology e.g. anaemia, bleeding tendency
- Orthopaedics e.g. arthrosis, arthritis, sciatica/lumbago

Clinic: Gynaecology, Oncology
- Gynaecologye.g. Menstrual disorders, myomas, cysts, menopausal disorders
- (Concept of) planned conception, pregnancy support
- Oncology

Clinic: Endocrinology, Paediatrics, Metabolicdisorders
- Advanced: Nutritional diseases and disorders of the digestive tract: Ama and Agni disorders, Rasayana - Prevention and health promotion, nutritional therapy in practice - Endocrinology (e.g. Thyroid disorders)
- Bala Roga - Application of Ayurvedic pediatrics in holistic naturopathic practice

Yoga therapy, research
- Breath 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 Ayurvedic research

Psychosomatics and psychology
- In-depth: Psychology of Ayurveda and Yoga
- Psychosomatics from Western and Ayurvedic perspectives
- Western and Ayurvedic-Yogic Psychotherapy - Behavioural 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 based on 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-Kurzentrum Birstein

Medical internship - Ayurveda clinic Nadiad (India)

Examination HAM/SAM


Dr. Ananda Samir Chopra
Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth
Prof. Dr. Shivenarain Gupta
Dipl.-Päd., Heilpraktiker Oliver Becker
Heilpraktikerin Léini Siebenaller


Training fee from € 7,150

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

plus accommodation and meals - only for attendance dates in Birstein

Guest houses are available on the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda. 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.

Method of payment

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 booked beginning of the training, for eAcademy modules immediately. If the training starts 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?

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

Ayurveda Medicine Course

The main course is the 2nd part of the course in Ayurvedic Medicine.
To know about your entire journey till graduation, click here:
To the entire course of 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 course.

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, a minimum of 13 days of observation in the Rosenberg Ayurveda Health and Spa Centre Birstein serves.

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

Costs in Birstein
The care and food supply 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 Ayurveda medicine is experienced in the countries of origin, for this reason a 3-week hospitancy 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 approx. 150 beds, patients with a wide variety of illnesses, including severe ones, are treated, so that experience with Ayurveda medicine is possible on a broad level.

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 supplement (not obligatory).

At a glance

Required previous knowledge:
Basic study of Ayurvedic medicine


- Examination with degree: Study of Ayurveda Medicine
- recognized by the VEAT Association as well as the DÄGAM Medical Association

1100 learning hours* à 60 min.
-> 9 Modules (see below) + Learning assignments = 450 hrs
-> 1 Module Exam (incl. preparation) 150 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 € 7.150
Already completed parts of the training will be credited: see prices

plus examination fee € 350

if necessary plus board and lodging

* 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 beforehand

Manual Therapy Practice 2

4 days

Clinic: Digestion, Diabetes, Psychiatry and Neurology

3 days 3 days

Clinic: Dermatology, Pneumology, Urology

3 days 3 days

Clinic: Cardiology, Angiology, Orthopedics, Immunology

4 days 4 days

Clinic: Gynaecology, Oncology

3 days 3 days

Clinic: Endocrinology, Pediatrics, Metabolic Diseases

3 days 3 days

Yoga therapy, research

3 days 3 days

Psychosomatics and psychology

2 days

Competence modules

Only recommended towards the end of the training

Integration of Ayurveda into the local practice

5 days

Medical internship - Ayurveda-Kurzentrum Birstein

Medical Internship - Ayurveda Clinic Nadiad (India)


2 hours 2 hours

Entry-level seminars

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