Advanced Methods in Epidemiology

The course on Advanced Methods in Epidemiology aims to provide participants with knowledge on planning, funding, implementation, analysis and dissemination of results in the epidemiological studies. In addition to learning theory, students can test their acquired skills in practical exercises.


Prerequisites: Good knowledge of calculus and algebra, basic knowledge in epidemiology

Type of examination: Exercises and Scientific Report

Course coordinators: Dr. Schlipköter and PD Dr. Annette Peters

When: Winter Semester (Jan/Feb)

How to register? Please contact the PhD program Office phd@ibe.med.uni-muenchen.de

Course Structure

Seminar – In the more theoretical part of the course students can deepen their knowledge of biostatistical and epidemiological methods. They learn how to design and interpret cohort and case-based studies as well as how to interpret scientific literature.

Exercises – Students conduct data analysis on the selected data sets using the knowledge obtained during the seminar.