Computational Life Science (MSc) Jacobs University

Computational Life Science (MSc) Jacobs University

Bremen, Germany
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Rolling
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1 Degree Offered
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Overview

Computational life science

In recent years, biological research has become increasingly interdisciplinary, focusing heavily on mathematical modeling and on the analysis of system-wide quantitative information. Sophisticated high-throughput techniques pose new challenges for data integration and data interpretation. The Computational Life Science (CompLife) MSc program at Jacobs University meets these challenges by covering computational, theoretical and mathematical approaches in biology and the life sciences. It is geared towards students of bioinformatics, computer science, physics, mathematics and related areas.

Program features

The CompLife program is located at Jacobs University, a private and international English-language academic institution in Bremen, Germany. CompLife students at Jacobs University take a tailor-made curriculum comprising lectures, seminars and laboratory trainings. Courses cover foundational as well as advanced topics and methods. Core components of the program and areas of specialization include:

  • Computational Systems Biology
  • Computational Physics and Biophysics
  • Bioinformatics
  • RNA Biology
  • Imaging and Modeling in Medicine
  • Ecological Modeling
  • Theoretical Biology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Numerical Methods

Please use the contact form or visit the program website for more details on the CompLife curriculum.

Career options

Graduates of the CompLife program are prepared for a career in biotechnology and biomedicine. Likewise, graduates of the program are qualified to move on to a PhD.

Application and admission

The CompLife program starts in the first week of September every year. Please visit the application information page for details on how to apply.

Scholarships and funding options

All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 12,000 per year. Depending on availability, additional scholarships sponsored by external partners are offered to highly gifted students. Moreover, each admitted candidate may request an individual financial package offer with attractive funding options. Please visit Jacobs University’s website for more information.

Campus life and accommodation

Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded campus provides much more than buildings for teaching and research. It is home to an intercultural community which is unprecedented in Europe. A Student Activities Center, various sports facilities, a music studio, a student-run café/bar, concert venues and our Interfaith House ensure that you will always have something interesting to do.

For graduate students who would like to live on campus, Jacobs University offers accommodation in four residential colleges. Each college has its own dining room, recreational lounge, study areas, and common and group meeting rooms. Please take Jacobs University’s virtual campus tour to learn more.


Location & Contact

Computational Life Science (MSc)

Jacobs University

Bremen gGmbH Campus Ring 1
Bremen, 28759 Bremen
Germany

Mr. Marc-Benjamin Fellbusch

Recruitment Counselor/Admissions Officer

Email: graduateadmission@jacobs-university.de

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Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computational Sciences Master of Science (M Sc)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied Not Reported
    • Accepted Not Reported
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    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComputational systems biology, bioinformatics, biophysics, RNA biology, imaging and modeling in medicine
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported


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