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Bioinformatics

Freie Universität Berlin

M.Sc.
24 months
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About

The master’s program in Bioinformatics at Freie Universität Berlin is a direct response to the paradigm shift taking place in medicine and biological sciences.

Overview

Further research in these areas is based on the evaluation of masses of biological data: here, the use of computers, combined with accurate mathematical models and efficient algorithms is essential. 

Why Study Bioinformatics at Freie Universität Berlin?

Several professorships and a number of research groups ensure high quality teaching in FUB's bioinformatics program. The program is a joint effort by FUB's Department for Mathematics and Computer Science, the Department for Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmaceutics, and the medical faculty of the Charité Berlin. In addition, there are several cooperations with institutions such as the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPI), the Max-Delbrück-Center (MDC), and the Konrad-Zuse-Center for Information Technology (ZIB).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations in Computer Science
  • Foundations in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Foundations in Bio-Medicine
  • Complex Systems
  • Data Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
60
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics with components in mathematics, computer science, chemistry/biochemistry, biology, and bioinformatics that correspond to the bachelor’s degree program in bioinformatics at Freie Universität Berlin, or an equivalent degree. 
  • Proof of English language skills (level B1 CEFR or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Students do not pay any tuition fees. However, the university charges a semester fee (app. 300 Euro per semester)

Funding

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