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University of Bonn


Life Science Informatics

Subjects: Life Science Informatics,Life Science,Informatics

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
323 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The interdisciplinary Master's degree program in Life Science Informatics equips graduates to tackle the technical and economic challenges at the crossroads of biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy, and informatics. This program emphasizes scientific and information technology skills, blending research with teaching. The curriculum covers four main areas: Informatics and Mathematics for Natural Scientists, Fundamentals of Life Science Informatics, Chemoinformatics and Computer-Assisted Drug Design, and Biology of Cell and Systems Biology. These subjects ensure students gain a comprehensive understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects. Informatics and Mathematics for Natural Scientists provide the foundational knowledge necessary for analyzing complex biological data. Fundamentals of Life Science Informatics delve into the core principles and applications within the field. Chemoinformatics and Computer-Assisted Drug Design focus on the computational techniques used in drug discovery and development. Biology of Cell and Systems Biology explores the intricate workings of cellular processes and their systemic interactions. This program is designed to foster a deep understanding of these interconnected disciplines, preparing graduates to excel in diverse professional environments. The integration of research and teaching ensures that students are not only learning current methodologies but also contributing to the advancement of the field.

Program Information

Study Location Bonn
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 323 EUR
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The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is strongly recommended. Candidates must be able to fluently speak and write English (TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 iBT or IELTS 6.0 with no single result lower than 6.0). German courses for foreign students are offered within b-it and additionally at the University of Bonn.

Qualification Requirements

University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline English language proficiency (CEFR level B2) Specific modules: Specific modules: Fundamentals of organic chemistry, molecular biology and biochemistry as well as theoretical biology (18 ECTS in total) as well as computer science knowledge from the areas of programming, data structures and algorithms, computer structures and fundamentals of theoretical computer science (18 ECTS in total)

Document 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 Minimum requirements for the English tests: TOEFL Test TOEFL paper-based: 550 TOEFL computer-based: 213 iBT TOEFL: 80 IELTS Test 6.0 in the overall band, and no single result below 6.0

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