Certificate of Advanced Studies in Clinical Epidemiology

With the CAS “Clinical Epidemiology” you will learn the necessary methods to plan, conduct and communicate clinical research projects. Clinical epidemiology is a subspeciality of epidemiology which studies both the distribution and determinants of health-related events in the population. The CAS also covers how to use biostatistical methods of data analysis including using a data analysis software.

Strengthening clinical research

The CAS “Clinical Epidemiology” course modules are organized by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine in close collaboration with other Institutes of University of Bern conducting clinical research and the Clinical Trials Unit.

Structure of the CAS

The CAS comprises approximately 10 course modules and involves approximately 350-450 hours of work and leads to the acquisition of 15 ECTS points. Details concerning the modules are still under development.

Interested in participating in the course modules for the CAS “Clinical Epidemiology”?

If you are interested in obtaining more information please send an email to casclinepi@ispm.unibe.ch

If you want to pre-register for the CAS please send this application form to the email above.

Basic information

Certifications CAS Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bern
Structure The CAS comprises attending approximately 10 course modules (duration 3-5 days) over 2 years.
Number of ECTS Points 15
Duration 2 Years (1-3 Years)
Starting Date 2018
Place Bern
Language of instruction English
Requirements / Prerequisites The participant dispose of a Master of Science.
Exceptions with regard to the licensing conditions can be approved by the study management „sur dossier“.
Costs 9‘600.– CHF (payment in several installments possible)
Application Deadline continuous
Organising institution University of Bern, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine
Contact casclinepi@ispm.unibe.ch