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Bioinformatics

Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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About

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

Overview

Key facts

 Further research in these areas rests on the evaluation of masses of biological data: here, the use of computers, combined with accurate mathematical models and efficient algorithms is essential. Employing adequate training in the various sub-disciplines, this program provides the required knowledge for students to be able to judge mathematical methods and models, to recognize relevant biological questions, and to correctly interpret the results of the models in a biological context. This program in Bioinformatics is offered at Freie Universität Berlin.

Programme Structure

The following focus areas are offered:

  • Complex Systems
  • Data Science
  • Advanced Algorithms

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

119 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First Degree: You need to have an university degree (bachelor or equivalent), either from Germany or an equivalent foreign degree, in a higher education program comprising at least six semesters that qualifies to practice a profession.
  • Language: Either you (1) did earn your university degree at an education institution where English is the language of instruction or (2) you are required to prove English language skills at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • Computer Science, Bioinformatics & Programming Skills: You need at least 25 credits in computer science modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in modules in which you acquired knowledge in a imperative programming language, such as C/C++, Java or Python and at least 10 credits in the area of algorithms.
  • Mathematics/Statistics: You need at least 25 credits in mathematical modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of linear algebra or analysis and at least 10 credits in the area of statistics.
  • Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry: You need at least 25 credits in this area. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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