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Bachelor of Science and "Diplom" Degree Program (2001 Examination Regulations)

  • The course Computer Science III (Automata, Computability and Complexity) can be replaced by the courses Bioinformatics III, Statistical Learning, bioinformatics seminars or special-topic lectures in bioinformatics, provided that all requirements with regard to the minimum numbers of credit points continue to be satisfied.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree Program (2001, 2006 Examination Regulations, 2016 Study Regulations) and Partial "Diplom" Degree Program (2001 Examination Regulations)

  • The course Probability Theory and Statistics is viewed as equivalent to the course Mathematics for Computer Scientists III.
  • The course "Biophysics I" (Prof. Dr. Axel Scheidig) can be replaced by the course "Biophysics" (V2 - 3 CP) by Prof. Dr. I. Bernhardt.
  • In the summer term 2008 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • In the winter term 2008/09 the practical courses, computer science are supplemented by the course "C/C++ Programmierung".
  • In the summer term 2009 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • In the winter term 2009/2010 the practical courses, computer science are supplemented by the course "C/C++ Programmierung".
  • In the summer term 2010 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • In the summer term 2010 the special lectures, bioinformatics are supplemented by the course "Modeling and Simulation" (V4 Ü2 - 9 CPs)
  • As of the summer term 2011 (for the next two years) core lectures (computer science) can be credited towards satisfying the free points requirements of the bachelor's degree.
  • In the summer term 2013 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • As of the summer term 2013 for the next two years core lectures (approved for bionformatics students) can be credited towards satisfying the free points requirements of the bachelor's degree.
  • In the 2014/2015 winter term the practical courses computer science will be supplemented by the course "Unix-Kurs für Unix/Linux-Einsteiger".
  • In the summer term 2014 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • From the 2014/2015 winter term until the 2016/2017 winter term the courses aquisition of key skills will be supplemented by the course "Unternehmensgründung und Patentwesen für Naturwissenschaftler".
  • In the summer term 2015 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • In the summer term 2016 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • Students of the old study regulations (2006), who have only taken the "Grundpraktikum" (4 CPs) so far, do not have to earn further credit points in this category. The missing 4 credit points can be completed by "free" points.
  • In the summer term 2017 the introductory lectures, computer science are supplemented by the course "Nebenläufige Programmierung".
  • In the summer term 2017 the courses aquisition of key skills will be supplemented by the course "Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Bioinformatik in rechtlicher Hinsicht".

Free attempt rules:

Students who started their studies before winter termin 2016/2017 get an additional free attempt for all courses in the categories “lectures, mathematics fundamentals”, “introductory lectures, computer science” and “lectures bioinformatics” which is not subject to further conditions for all courses. For the registration of the 4th attempt please contact the examination office.

Students who started their studies in winter termin 2016/2017 get an additional free attempt for all courses in the categories “lectures, mathematics fundamentals”, “introductory lectures, computer science” and “lectures bioinformatics” if they attempt the exam at the first possible date and within the standard period of studies. For the registration of the 4th attempt please contact the examination office.

 

Partial "Diplom" Degree Program (2001 Examination Regulations)

  • The course Bioinformatics III can be used to fulfill the requirement pertaining to 27 graded points for computer science core lectures with tutorials.

 

Partial "Diplom" Degree Program (2001 Examination Regulations) and Master of Science Degree Programs (2001, 2006 Examination Regulations, 2016 Study Regulations)

  • In the 2004 summer semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: Geometric Modeling; Introduction to Computational Logic; and Security.
  • In the 2005/06 winter semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Image Processing and Computer Vision.
  • In the 2006 summer semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: Geometric Modeling; Programming Languages; and Data Networks.
  • In the 2006 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Bioreaction Technology.
  • In the 2006/07 winter semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Image Processing and Computer Vision. In addition, the course Pattern Recognition (if offered) can be credited as a bioinformatics special-topic lecture for this semester.
  • In the 2007 summer semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Data Networks (practical core lecture).
  • In the 2007 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: Medical Biotechnology and Mechanisms of Epigenetic Gene Regulation.
  • The computer science core lectures for the 2007 summer semester, 2007/08 winter semester, and 2008 summer semester are identical for all three degree program and examination regulations. The union of the courses permitted under the three degree program and examination regulations can be credited towards the requirements under each of the degree program and examination regulations during this time.
  • In the 2008 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: Medical Biotechnology and Mechanisms of Epigenetic Gene Regulation.
  • In the 2008/09 winter semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Machine Learning.
  • In the 2008/09 winter semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Bioanalytik: Theoretische Grundlagen und angewandte Methoden.
  • In the 2009 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Medical Biotechnology
  • In the 2009/2010 winter semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Machine Learning.
  • In the 2010 summer semester, the core lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: Automated Reasoning and Complexity Theory.
  • In the summer term 2010 the special lectures, bioinformatics are supplemented by the course "Modeling and Simulation" (V4 Ü2 - 9 CPs)
  • In the 2010 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Mechanisms of Epigenetic Gene Regulation, Medical Biotechnology and Virology and Viral Immunology.
  • In the summer term 2010 the special lectures, bioinformatics are supplemented by the course "Modeling and Simulation" (V4 Ü2 - 9 CPs)
  • In the 2010/2011 winter term the core lectures will be supplemented by the following course: "Machine Learning"
  • In the 2011 summer term the core lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: "Computer Algebra" and "Data Networks"
  • In the 2011 summer term the special lectures, bioinformatics are supplemented by the courses "Aquisition, Analysis and Management of Biological Image Data" and "Reconstruction and Analysis of Gene Regulatory Networks".
  • As of the summer term 2011 (for the next two years) English language courses  can be credited towards satisfying the free points requirements of the master's degree.
  • In the 2011/2012 winter term the special lectures bioinfomatics are supplemented by the courses "Discrete Computational Biology" and "Next generation sequencing".
  • In the 2011/2012 winter term the advanced lectures biosciences are supplemented by the courses "Virology and viral immunology" and "Systems Toxicology".
  • In the 2012/2013 winter term the advanced lectures biosciences are supplemented by the courses "Introduction in the Principles of Epigenetics" and "Systems Toxicology".
  • The course "Advances in Drug Delivery: Vaccination" (summer term) will be increased from 3CPs to 5 CPs (additional tutorial).
  • In the 2013 summer semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following course: Medical Biotechnology
  • In the 2013/2014 winter term the special lectures bioinfomatics are supplemented by the courses "Bioinformatics for Next Generation Sequencing", "Structural Bioinformatics" and "Stochastic Dynamics in Systems Biology".
  • In the 2013/2014 winter semester, the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: "Introduction in the Principles of Epigenetics" and "NanoBioMaterialien1".
  • For the next two years (until the summer term 2016) English language courses  can be credited towards satisfying the free points requirements of the master's degree.
  • In the 2014 summer term the special lectures bioinformatics will be supplemented by the following courses: "Mathematics of Cellular Networks", "Algorithms and Applications in NGS" and "Algorithms on Sequences".
  • In the 2014 summer term the advanced bioscience lectures will be supplemented by the following courses: "Medizinische Biotechnologie", "NanoBioMaterialien2" and "Virology and Viral Immunology"
  • In the 2014/2015 winter term the core lectures computer science will be supplemented by the "Machine Learning" lecture.
  • In the 2014/2015 winter term the special lectures bioinformatics will be supplemented by the lecture "Methods for Population Genetics".
  • From the 2014/2015 winter term until the 2016/2017 winter term the courses aquisition of key skills will be supplemented by the course "Unternehmensgründung und Patentwesen für Naturwissenschaftler".
  • In the 2015/2016 winter term the special lectures bioinformatics will be supplemented by the lecture "Structural Aspects in Bioinformatics of Viruses", "Probabilistic Models and Data Analysis" and "Methods for Population Genetics".
  • In the 2015/2016 winter term the core lectures computer science will be supplemented by the "Machine Learning" lecture.
  • In the 2016 summer term the core lectures computer science will be supplemented by the "Security" lecture.
  • In the 2016 summer term the special lectures bioinformatics will be supplemented by the "Algorithms and Applications for MicroRNA Research" lecture.
  • The "programming course" which is compulsory in the new study regulations (2016) cannot be counted for the master's  program of students in the old regulations.
  • For the next two years (until the summer term 2018) English language courses can be credited towards satisfying the free points requirements of the master's degree (to a maximum of 6 CPs).
  • In the 2017 summer term the special lectures bioinformatics will be supplemented by the "Processing of Biological Data" lecture.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree Program (2004 Examination Regulations)

  • In the 2004/05 winter semester and 2004, 2005 and 2006 summer semesters, the bioinformatics practical courses will be supplemented by the bioinformatics block practical courses (Helms study group).

 

Partial "Diplom" Degree Program (2001 Examination Regulations) and Bachelor and Master of Science Degree Programs (2001, 2004, 2006 Examination Regulations)

  •  The bioinformatics special-topics lecture Computer-Aided Drug Design will be dropped starting with the 2007 summer semester. It will be replaced by the special-topics lecture Biological Networks: Databases and Analysis Methods.

 

Master's Degree Program (2004 Examination Regulations)

  • The following courses are recognized as equivalent graded assessments in satisfying the requirements pertaining to advanced bioscience lectures: Biotechnology; Biopharmacy and Drug Delivery; Medical Chemistry and Drug Design; and Biophysics II, insofar as they have not already been credited towards satisfying the requirements for the bachelor's degree.

 

Master's Degree Program (2006 Examination Regulations)

  • Course certificates for Biotechnology; Biopharmacy and Drug Delivery; and Medical Chemistry and Drug Design can be credited towards satisfying the master's degree requirements provided that they were completed by the summer semester of 2006.

 

 

Authorization to assign bachelor's/master's thesis topics and evaluation of bachelor's/master's thesis topics

In addition to the individuals specified in §18 clause 2 and §25 clause 2, the following individuals may also assign topics for theses and review same:

  • Dr. Michael Hutter
  • Dr. Timahér Geyer
  • Dr. Marc Hellmuth
  • Dr. Marcel Schulz

 

 

Acceptance into the honors program (master's degree)

Acceptance into the honors program takes place when the bachelor's degree was completed within the standard period of study or sooner and when the aggregate final grade is 1,3 or better or  the aggregate final grade is 1,9 or better and the student completed a minimum average of 35 credit points per term throughout the entire degree program,

or

after the first term (master's degree) when student's achievements to date indicate that s/he is capable of  completing the master's program within the standard period of study with an aggregate grade of 1,3 or better. An aggregate final grade of 1,9 or better also qualifies in the event that a heavier courseload of a minimum of 35 credit points is taken per term.

 

Scheine:

Students of bioinformatics do not have to submit "Scheine" of the different courses any more. They are now expected to print twice a year a compendium of all their achievements out of the LSF system and to submit it to the examination office (with signature).