University of Bremen

Medical Biometry / Biostatistics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics
English only
Winter semester:  30 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a mathematical/scientific discipline (e.g. mathematics, statistics, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology) or medicine/health sciences/psychology.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

A minimum of 9 CP in mathematics, stochastics or statistics with a minimum mark of 2.3, including at least 6 CP in the areas of stochastics or statistics. Proof of relevant knowledge acquired in this field in the context of further education, preliminary studies or professional practice may be recognized or credited.

GPA Comment

Above-average bachelor's degree.

Additional Qualification

Students should have a basic knowledge of mathematics, basic knowledge of statistics, and an understanding of the scientific methodology. Programming skills are desirable. High interest in medical and biological aspects is expected.

In addition to academic achievements, practical professional experience will also be included in the assessment process. As a requirement profile in terms of content, both basic knowledge of statistics and an interest in biomedical issues are in the foreground.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language skills are at least equivalent to level C 1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The proof is also furnished if applicants have obtained their higher education entrance qualification or their last university degree in English. At the time of application, proof of English language proficiency must be provided that corresponds at least to level B 2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:February 01 (German)February 01 (EU)February 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Successfully completed university studies corresponding to an above-average bachelor's degree (see previous degree field).
  2. English language skills (see language requirements).
  3. A letter of motivation in English justifying the special interest in the course of studies.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website