Course Program 2023/2024

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.

DatesCourse TitleDurationTeacher/sECTSmandatory
4 April 2023Kickoff-Meeting, General Introduction½ day, 14-17Marcel Zwahlen,
Sven Trelle
12 + 15 May 2023Introduction to Epidemiology and Study Designs2 daysMarcel Zwahlen,
Claudia Kühni
17 – 18 August  + 31 August – 1 September 2023Basic Biostatistics4 daysMarcel Zwahlen3yes
20 – 22 September 2023Fundamentals of randomized controlled clinical trials3 daysSven Trelle,
Marcel Zwahlen
22 – 24 November 2023Introduction to Statistical Software R and Electronic Data Capture Software REDCap2 days
1 day
Georgia Salanti, Orestis Efthimiou,
Dominik Güntensperger
January 24 – 26 and 15 – 17 + 19 (optional test exam) + 26 (exam) April 2024Biostatistics II (Regression Models in Clinical Epidemiology)6 daysMarcel Zwahlen3yes
5 – 7 June 2024Diagnostic Studies3 daysMarcel Zwahlen, Anne W.S. Rutjes1yes
tbd August 2024Writing a Study Protocol3 daysNicola Low,
Sven Trelle
4 – 6 September 2024Prognostic Research: Concepts and Models3 daysMatthias Egger,
Georgia Salanti, Orestis Efthimiou
15 – 17 October 2024Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: A practical Approach3 daysGeorgia Salanti,
Matthias Egger
tbd January 2025Swiss Epidemiology Winter School3 days 1elective
tbd March 2025Workshop with own Data2 days 0.5yes
tbd April 2025Final Session/ Exam1 day 0.5yes