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118.169 Epidemiology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • explain, demonstrate and analyse basic deterministic and stochastic models for the spread of directly transmitted or vector-transmitted infections,
  • explain the epidemiological concept of the basic reproduction number, to calculate this number and use it in models,
  • calculate and express the effect of vaccination and other measures to eliminate infection from a population, and
  • outline the ideas and methods used to prove the central theorems.

Subject of course

Basic deterministic and stochastic models for the spread of directly transmitted or vector-transmitted infections.

Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

Block-Lehrveranstaltung voraussichtlich bis etwa Ende Mai.
Die angegebene Zeit ist eine Rahmenzeit und beinhaltet auch ausreichende Pausen.
Um rechtzeitige Anmeldung zu dieser Vorlesung (per TISS) wird gebeten!



Course dates

Tue14:00 - 17:0003.03.2020 - 10.03.2020Sem.R. DA grün 05 ---
Epidemiology - Single appointments
Tue03.03.202014:00 - 17:00Sem.R. DA grün 05 ---
Tue10.03.202014:00 - 17:00Sem.R. DA grün 05 ---

Examination modalities

Written exam


Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.01.2020 00:00 01.03.2020 23:55 15.03.2020 23:55


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 201 Technical Mathematics Not specified
066 453 Biomedical Engineering Mandatory elective
860 GW Optional Courses - Technical Mathematics Not specified


Die an der Vorlesung teilnehmenden und angemeldeten Studierenden erhalten Handouts.

Previous knowledge

Analysis, Differentialgleichungen, Lineare Algebra, Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung.