Course Program 2020/2021

Due to the current pandemic situation, we would like to inform you that at the moment we assume that we will be able to offer the course of studies in presence classes. Should this not be possible due to official measures to prevent the corona virus, we reserve the right to carry out and/or postpone modules or parts thereof digitally.

Dates Course Title Duration Teacher/s ECTS
23 April 2020 Kickoff-Meeting, General Introduction, Including Lunch Meeting ½ day, 9-15 Matthias Egger, Marcel Zwahlen,
Sven Trelle
14+18 May 2020 Introduction to Epidemiology and Study Designs 2 days Marcel Zwahlen,
Claudia Kühni
1
17-19 + 24-25 August 2020 Basic Biostatistics 5 days Marcel Zwahlen 3
21 -23 September 2020 Fundamentals of randomized controlled clinical trials 3 days Sven Trelle,
Marcel Zwahlen
1
25 – 27 November 2020 Introduction to Statistical Software Stata and Electronic Data Capture Software REDCap 2 days
1 day
Adrian Spörri,
Yves Bochud
1
January 27-29, 2021
April 19-21, 2021
April 23, 2021 (optional test exam)
April 30, 2021 (exam)
Biostatistics II (Regression Models in Clinical Epidemiology) 6 days Marcel Zwahlen 3
9 – 11 June 2021 Diagnostic Studies 3 days Marcel Zwahlen, Anne W.S. Rutjes 1
8 – 10 September 2021 Prognostic Research: Concepts and Models 3 days Matthias Egger,
Orestis Efthimiou
1
30 August – 1 September 2021 Writing a Study Protocol 3 days Nicola Low, Sven Trelle 2
22 – 24 September 2021 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: A practical Approach 3 days Georgia Salanti,
Matthias Egger
1
January 2022 Swiss Epidemiology Winter School 3 days 1
15
Elective Modules  
 April 2022  Exams