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Life Science Informatics

University of Bonn

24 months
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About

The Life Science Informatics programme of the University of Bonn is designed to enable graduates to successfully meet the technical and economic challenges at the interface between biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy, and informatics.

Overview

Its focus is to convey skills and competencies from the natural sciences and information technology while also integrating academic research as well. The study program consists of four main areas: Informatics and Mathematics for Natural Scientists; Basic Life Science Informatics; Chemoinformatics and Computer-Aided Design of Active Ingredients; and The Biology of Cell and System Biology.

Within these areas, topics are addressed such as biomedical data base systems, data mining, and machine learning, statistical genetics, chemoinformatics, medical imaging, computer-aided disease modeling, algorithmic bioinformatics and system biology. The practical relevance of the Life Science Informatics programme of the University of Bonn is assured by its high percentage of research laboratory modules, which are embedded in both basic and applied research at participating Fraunhofer Institutes for Applied Information Technology (FIT) and for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI) in collaboration with regional industrial enterprises.

Possible lines of work:

Scientific research, quality assurance and quality management, process and product development, pharmaceutical consulting and distribution, laboratory analysis, providing expert opinion, IT quality assurance and development, IT application consulting and distribution

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adjustment of Knowledge in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science
  • Molecular Modelling an Drug Design
  • Bioinformatics
  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Programming Lab
  • Chemoinformatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

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).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts, also intermediate and preliminary transcripts
  • Diploma
  • Secondary school leaving certificate (with grades)
  • TOEFL or IELTS test result (mandatory document)
  • Entrance exam to university (only if applicable)
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE test (not mandatory but helpful for the application)
  • Copy of your passport
  • At least one Letter of Recommendation by a University Professor

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

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

While public universities in Germany do not charge tuition, students must pay a social fee of 300 EUR per semester.

Living costs for Bonn

865 - 1281 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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