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Here's why you want to study Bioinformatics and Systems Biology at the UvA
What kind?

An excellent international reputation

Research groups with experience in a broad range of experimental and theoretical research

Great support throughout the programme

You will be assigned an academic mentor and this staff member will also act as examiner for your research projects

You’ll be in high demand

Students often find a job before you graduate

You can choose one of two specialisations

You choose Bioinformatics or Systems Biology – or both. 

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology will suit you, if you...

  1. Are interested in fields like molecular biology and cell biology, informatics and mathematics.
  2. Want to develop yourself as a researcher.

Track list

Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology is a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate to graduates. As a Bioinformatics and Systems Biology student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.

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Facts & Figures
Degree programme
MSc Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Regular study programme
120 ECTS, 24 months
Language of instruction
Starts in
CROHO code
UvA Science Park and VU Campus