All our modules from our courses can also be studied individually, giving you the flexibility to progress your knowledge and skills in a way that suits your future plans. Maybe you are looking to deepen your knowledge in a specific field or need to develop techniques to further your career - our credit-bearing modules bring you ahead on your professional path.
Our modules are accredited by the University of Bern and embedded at sitem-insel School. This partnership, in collaboration with other experts in the field of entrepreneurship, translational medicine and life science, provides you with access to an excellent network of researchers and supervisors in the industry, scientists from universities and collaborators from regulatory agencies, financial experts and clinicians.
All our modules can be successfully completed online with exclusive access to specialist materials and are complemented with face-to-face lectures, peer learning sessions and interactive discussions with specialists. The concept of blended learning creates a balance that allows you to organize your study time and workload to your specific background while profiting from personal contact with specialists and fellow students.
If you decide that you want to proceed with a Certificate, Diploma or Master of Advanced Studies, we invite you to apply anytime. Your completed modules will be credited to the course and deducted from the course fee accordingly. A change is possible throughout the year, so that you get the best possible outcome of your investment.
We offer a range of modules covering different aspects of translational medicine, in-depth knowledge in artificial intelligence in medical imaging and insight in the regulation and quality assurance of medical devices.
You can find detailled information in the digital booklet.
Please find an overview of our modules:
Module 1: Research and Development
Module 3: Intellectual Property
Module 4: Regulatory Affairs
Module 5: Clinical Trial Design and Performance
Module 2: Statistics and Programming
Module 3: Fundamentals in AI
Module 4: Applied AI in Medical Imaging
Module 5: Applications of AI
Module 6: Legal and Ethical Challenges
Module 1: Research and Development Processes
Module 2: EU Medical Device Regulations Part A
Module 3: EU Medical Device Regulations Part B
Module 4: EU Medical Device Regulations Part C
Module 5: Quality Management
Module 7: Clinical Evaluation for Medical Devices
Module 9: International Regulatory Affairs
Module 10: Combination Products
Module 11: Market Access and Pricing
Start and Duration
Please visit the standalone modules for the starting date of 2020/2021.
On-sight classes are held at sitem-insel, the Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine in Bern, Switzerland. E-learning courses may be performed at home. In case of University closures due to Covid 19, planned on-sight lessons will be held in virtual classrooms.
The prerequisites for admission are the same as for entering the University of Bern. The program participants will be a group of postgraduate students at a high academic level.
Translational Medicine and Biomedical Entrepreneurship Modules
Participants should have a MSc or higher degree in life science, medicine, engineering science or equivalent.
Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging Modules
Required is a completed study program in medicine, professional experience as a medical doctor and basic knowledge in the handling of medical image data sets.
Medical Device Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Modules
Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree or higher degree in engineering, medicine, law, life sciences or other relevant scientific discipline. Professional experience is not mandatory.
The course language is English.
The fees for single modules are between
CHF 3 150.– and CHF 6 300.–
Please refer to the digital booklet for the exact pricing.
Registration and Contact
Places are available but limited.
Registration is possible throughout the year before the start of your desired module.
Phone: +41 31 664 64 00
For further questions about the study program, please contact:
Prof. Dr. Juergen Burger, Director sitem-insel School
Dr. Pascale Anderle, deputy Director and program coordinator
Ivan Santos, education program coordinator
Jennifer Fischer, administration and communication