Medical Informatics

University of Amsterdam

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
11100 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Medical Informatics from University of Amsterdam aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to a career at the interface of healthcare and ICT.  


The students of this MSc in Medical Informatics from University of Amsterdam will gain a deep understanding of healthcare processes and ICT technologies and challenged to solve real-life cases from our clinical and corporate health ICT partners. This all takes place at a vibrant academic hospital: the Amsterdam UMC in Amsterdam. 

To understand the challenges that healthcare is facing today, insights from many different disciplines are needed. That is why the Master's in Medical Informatics is offering a wide range of courses with topics such as data science, healthcare organization, logistics, human factors engineering, artificial intelligence, eHealth, software architecture, business and sociotechnical modeling, and strategic information management.

UvA Master in Medical Informatics ranked to top programs worldwide

We are proud that our MSc program has been accredited as being of ‘good quality’ by the International Medical Informatics Association. Out of all the MSc Medical Informatics programs in the world, the program offered by the Amsterdam UMC-UvA  has come out on top. The ranking is based on the results of the accreditation by the world’s leading International Medical Informatics Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of data science in medicine 
  • Advanced data analysis in medicine 
  • Data driven decision making and evaluation in medicine 
  •  Organizational settings of healthcare 
  • Healthcare logistics 
  • Healthcare management 
  • Biomedical information systems engineering 
  • Advanced medical image processing 
  • ​E-Health / Special Topics in Data Science in Medicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Students may join the Master’s programme either directly from BSc Medical Informatics or indirectly from a range of other first-degree courses. Indirect entrants can come from a variety of backgrounds, including

  • Medicine
  • Health Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • and relevant vocational degree courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Medical Informatics
University of Amsterdam


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