Strengthening MI

DIFUTURE is committed to strengthening Medical Informatics in Germany.

The partners have already started this process which will focus on two areas:

  1. establishing new professorships and junior research groups, and
  2. establishing new curricula as well as adapting and harmonizing existing ones.

Professorships in Medical Informatics and Related Areas Created or in Preparation

  • ‘Embedded Intelligence for Health Care and Wellbeing’ (W3)
  • ‘Bioinformatics/Data Mining/Data Analytics (in Medicine)’ (W3)
  • ‘IT Infrastructures for Translational Medical Research’ (W2)
  • ‘Medical Knowledge Management & Clinical Decision Support’ (W3)
  • ‘Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Biological Processes’ (W3)
  • ‘IT Systems in Healthcare, eHealth & mHealth’ (tentative title) (W3)
  • ‘Diagnostic Sensors’ (tentative title) (W3)
  • ‘Visualization of Medical Data’ (tentative title) (W3)
  • ‘Methods in Medical Informatics’ (W3)
  • ‘Applied Medical Informatics’ (W3)
  • ‘Visual Analytics of Big Data in the Life Sciences’ (W1)
  • ‘Intelligent Knowledge Extraction in Medicine’ (W3)

New Curricula

Universität Augsburg (UA)

  • New B.Sc. program ‘Medical Information Sciences’
  • New M.Sc. program  ‘Medical Information Sciences’

Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (EKUT)

Technische Universität München (TUM)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)