Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University
Type Public
Established 1386 (1386)
Chancellor Angela Kalous
President Bernhard Eitel
Location Heidelberg, Germany, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Sandstone red and gold
Website uni-heidelberg.de
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=11927

Heidelberg University (informally Heidelberg; German: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; Latin: Universitas Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis) is a public research university located in the town of Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Founded in 1386 on instruction of Pope Urban VI, Heidelberg is Germany's oldest university and one of the world's oldest surviving universities. The university consists of twelve faculties and offers degree programs at undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels in some 100 disciplines. The university enrolled more than 29,500 students and ranked 68 globally among the best universities in U.S. News & World Reports 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Molecular Biotechnology, Bioinformatics Emphasis
~120 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/fakultaeten/biowissenschaften/studium/studiengang/mbiotechbsc/index_en.html

M.S. in Molecular Biotechnology, Bioinformatics Emphasis
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/fakultaeten/biowissenschaften/studium/studiengang/mbiotechmsc/index_en.html

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Medical Informatics
~120 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/studium/interesse/faecher/med_infor.html

M.S. in Medical Informatics
?? credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL: http://www.uni-heidelberg.de/courses/prospective/academicprograms/med_infor_ma.html

Additional external links

References

  1. "Heidelberg University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/heidelberg-university-506277. Retrieved 05 November 2016.