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Master
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (joint degree UvA/VU)
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Rewatch presentation Bioinformatics and Systems Biology

In this presentation, recorded during the Meet & Ask session in the Master’s week of November 2021, the programme director talks about the study and the professional perspective. Students explain what it is like to do this master.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does the study programme look like?

    In this two-year Master’s programme you can choose between two specialisations, Bioinformatics or Systems Biology, or you can choose both. In the first year in particular, much attention is paid to the basic principles of both bioinformatics and systems biology. In the second and final year you will do two research internships, one in the field of bioinformatics and one in the field of systems biology.

  • What is a joint degree?

    The University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam have joined forces in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Master’s programme. As a student you will benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes. Upon completion of the programme you will receive a joint degree certificate.

  • Can I study this programme in part-time?

    The Master's programme Bioinformatics and Systems Biology is only offered as a full-time programme. Due to the nature of the study programme, it isn’t possible to study in part-time.

Tugce Cobanoglu
Hi, my name is Tugce and I’m a student Bioinformatics of the master Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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Victoria Ramírez López
Hi, my name is Victoria and I’m a student Systems Biology of the master Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. Do you want to know what it’s like to study in Amsterdam? Send me your questions via Instagram.
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