Department of Computer Science

FAQ Medizininformatik - Master


Which bachelor’s degrees are eligible for the Master's Program in Medical Informatics?

Currently, students with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Informatics or Bioinformatics can be admitted to the Master's Program in Medical Informatics according to the published pre-requisites.

Students with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences or Computer Science may also apply; however, they will be required to attend additional, pre-defined compulsory modules in Computer Science Basics or Medical Science Basics respectively, in order to compensate any missing skills. When considering an application, we generally recommend a strong affinity for Computer Science and programming skills. Medical knowledge coupled with skills, for instance, in Biostatistics and Python can also be helpful.

 


Which language skills are required for the Master's Program in Medical Informatics?

The Master's Program in Medical Informatics can be completed entirely in English, therefore Level B2 skills in English are required. In case you are attending any courses in German, Level B2 language skills in German are required.


Is there an introductory event for the Master's Program in Medical Informatics?

There is no specific introductory event. The Advanced Medical Informatics lecture held by Prof. Pfeifer will introduce you into your discipline.


Who can supervise my Master’s thesis? How many reviewers will I need for the thesis?

Your thesis supervisor (in German: Betreuer/Erstgutachter) must be an authorized examiner for the Master's Program in Medical Informatics. If in doubt, please contact the Board of Examiners. A Master’s thesis requires a second reviewer in addition to your supervisor.


Where can I find additional information about the Master's Program in Medical Informatics?

We usually publish and update detailed information on our Methods in Medical Informatics website.


Whom can I contact with specific questions about the Master's Program in Medical Informatics?

Please send your request via email to Prof. Pfeifer, who is responsible for the Master’s program.