Master of Science Life Science Informatics

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey at the forefront of innovation with our interdisciplinary Master’s degree program in Life Science Informatics. Designed to bridge the gap between biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy, and informatics, this program equips graduates with the skills and competencies needed to navigate the complex challenges of today’s technological landscape. By integrating knowledge from the natural sciences and information technology, alongside academic research, students are empowered to drive impactful change in diverse fields. From unraveling the mysteries of biomedical data to harnessing the power of machine learning, our program offers a dynamic learning experience that prepares students for a myriad of opportunities in the life sciences.


Prepare to explore the cutting-edge realms of Life Science Informatics with our comprehensive Master’s program at the University of Bonn. Rooted in a foundation of interdisciplinary collaboration, this program offers a holistic approach to understanding the convergence of biology and technology.

Through four main areas of study – Informatics and Mathematics for Natural Scientists, Basic Life Science Informatics, Chemoinformatics and Computer-Aided Design of Active Ingredients, and The Biology of Cell and System Biology – students gain a deep understanding of key concepts while honing their analytical and problem-solving skills. With a focus on practical relevance and hands-on research, students engage in laboratory modules in collaboration with Fraunhofer Institutes, preparing them for impactful careers in both academia and industry.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • Specific modules in fundamentals of organic chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, theoretical biology, and computer science knowledge
  • Informatics and Mathematics for Natural Scientists
  • Basic Life Science Informatics
  • Chemoinformatics and Computer-Aided Design of Active Ingredients
  • The Biology of Cell and System Biology
  • Research Laboratory Modules
  • Applied Bioinformatics
  • Data Mining in Life Sciences
  • Machine Learning in Biomedicine

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Future Career Outcomes

Embark on a dynamic career path with our Master’s degree in Life Science Informatics. Our graduates are well-equipped to excel in a variety of roles, from scientific research and quality management to pharmaceutical consulting and IT application development. With a strong emphasis on practical skills development and industry relevance, our program prepares students to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving job market. Whether shaping the future of biotechnology or driving innovation in pharmaceuticals, our alumni are catalysts for change, making meaningful contributions to society.

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