Summary of the Admission Regulations
Detailed information for prospective students can be found here.
You need to have a university degree (Bachelor's or equivalent), either from Germany or an equivalent foreign degree, in a higher education programme comprising at least six semesters that qualifies to practice a profession.
Computer Science, Bioinformatics & Programming Skills (25 CP)
You need at least 25 credits in computer science modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in modules in which you acquired knowledge in an imperative programming language, such as C/C++, Java or Python, and at least 10 credits in the area of algorithms.
Mathematics/Statistics (25 CP)
You need at least 25 credits in mathematical modules. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of linear algebra or analysis and at least 10 credits in the area of statistics.
Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry (25 CP)
You need at least 25 credits in this area. Out of these, at least 10 credits need to be in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.
If you are an applicant who has not received the university degree in Germany, you should apply to Freie Universität Berlin via uni-assist. Uni-assist will check your documents and forward them to the respective university. Before you apply, please read our homepage concerning application procedures, admission requirements and fees. http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/studium/bewerbung/master/index.html and http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/studium/international/studium_fu/index.html
For all inquiries about the application process, admission, enrolment, orientation at Freie Universität Berlin, etc., please contact the Student Services Centre: Info-Service@fu-berlin.de
Student Services Center
Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR or equivalent) is required.
Applications for our Master's programme in Bioinformatics (consecutive Master's programme) are usually accepted from mid of April until end of May each year. The dates may change. Please find more information here.
Freie Universität Berlin
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