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Master of Science in Computational Modeling and Simulation

The Masters program "Computational Modeling and Simulation" is a joint curriculum between the Faculty of Computer Science, the Faculty of Mathematics, and the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB) with participation of the Faculty of Psychology, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Economics, and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

The research-oriented interdisciplinary curriculum offers application-independent training in the algorithmic and mathematical foundations of computational modeling and simulation, followed by specialization in five application-specific tracks, among them computational life science, offering unique flexibility to students. The program combines topics of modeling (data science, inference, machine learning, artificial intelligence) and simulation (numerical methods, computer simulation, scientific software engineering, high-performance computing), in order to provide knowledge of lasting value and educate the innovators of tomorrow. We do not teach the use of specific existing software tools or commercial solutions.

The program also offers the possibility to fast-track into a structured PhD program, benefiting from the participation of local key-partners in the relevant fields.

This international Masters Program can be studied without German language proficiency. English is the main language of instruction and all modules can be completed entirely in English. Students with additional German language skills, however, will find a greater selection of topics to choose from in some of the elective modules.

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