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What is Medical informatics about?

In this video students and lecturers from Medical informatics share insights about this programme and explore career opportunities once you have graduated.

The study programme

The focus of this master’s degree programme is the improvement of the results and quality of medical practice and advancement of the effectiveness of the healthcare process. Medical informatics lies at the interface between pure and applied scientific research. With a strong emphasis upon interaction between insight, innovation and development on the one hand and practical applications on the other. 

Why study Medical informatics at the UvA?

Unique programme in the Netherlands

Exiting electives on AI, sustainability and usability

Strong practical and research focus with qualified staff

Choose your tracks

Pre-master's programme

Are you interested in studying Medical informatics, but lack the appropriate prior education? Or are you an international student? The premaster's programme Medical informatics is designed to prepare you for the master's programme.

After graduation

Practical input combined with high-quality academic education given by top-level (guest) lecturers and researchers is highly appreciated by the Health IT business community. The career perspectives for MI graduates are excellent. Most of our students are offered work before they have graduated and received their degree.

Facts & Figures
Degree programme
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
February, September
CROHO code
Amsterdam UMC