Admission for Autumn 2015:
Next application period:
1 November - 15 December 2014
Details of the application and admission process can be found on the ETH admissions webpage. In particular, an application is to include a personal letter of purpose, a recommendation letter from an academic referee and proof of sufficient English knowledge (more details can be found here).
What is it all about?
The Master's programme in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics is a multi-university partnership and a truly interdisciplinary programme.
The programme is a collaboration between the Institutes of Molecular Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, and the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Zurich (UZH) and the Departments of Computer Science, Biology, Biosystems Science and Engineering, and Mechanical and Process Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH).
The goal of the programme is to provide students with a broad education in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics based on strong foundations in Computer Science, Biology and Mathematics. The curriculum includes practical experiences with experimental biology and computer science as cooperation and communication are key to success in this highly interdisciplinary field.
This interdisciplinary character will also be reflected in the policy of admitting applicants holding Bachelor degrees in a wide range of disciplines
CBB students obtain a Joint-Degree from UZH and ETH.
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