Qualification Profile

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Graduates of the Master programme in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of methods, theories and algorithms required for the computational analysis of complex biological data and systems
  • Broad knowledge of the spectrum of biological entities to be analyzed, i.e. sequences, structures and systems
  • Familiarity with concepts, (experimental) methods and fundamental questions of modern research in biology, including application to medicine and biotechnology
  • Interdisciplinary communication and collaboration with specialists in biology, computer science, mathematics, and other relevant disciplines
  • Fast assimilation of new material in the rapidly developing fields of computational biology, bioinformatics and (molecular) biology, and in particular the ability to read, understand and review specialist literature
  • Ability to conduct independent scientific work in the field
  • Ability to present research results in scientific talks and to write reports for interdisciplinary audiences
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