Depending on the interest, our students can major in one of the below mentioned fields.

Clinical Epidemiology

“Clinical Epidemiology, which is both empirical and patient oriented, involves diagnostic, prognostic, preventive and intervention studies.”

Prof. Myriam Hunink, Associate Programme Director Clinical Epidemiology

Clinical Research

“Combining patient care and clinical research, producing the best diagnoses and providing the best treatment.” Read more

Prof. Kamran Ikram, Associate Programme Director Clinical Research


“Biostatistics major combines a solid study of modern statistical methodology with up-to-date information on topics such as study design, clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data analysis, survival analysis, causal inference, and tools for reproducible research.”

Prof. Dimitris Rizopoulos, Associate Programme Director Biostatistics


“The epidemiology major Epidemiology studies the incidence, causes, consequences and control of disease, as well as people, patients and populations” Read more

Jeremy A. Labrecque, PhD, Associate Programme Director Epidemiology

Genomic & Molecular Epidemiology

“The genomic & molecular epidemiology major focuses on complex diseases and identifies the possible familial and hereditary factors underlying the origins and manifestations of the disease. The programme offers several opportunities to bring genomic discoveries into clinical practice bringing personalized medicine several steps closer.”

Prof. Fernando Rivadeneira, MD PhD, Associate Programme Director Genomic & Molecular Epidemiology

Health Decision Sciences & Technology Assessment

“In the Health Decision Sciences & Technology Assessment track, we use quantitative approaches to address medical problems in order to reach optimal decisions. In doing so, we look at the evidence, values, patient preferences, and costs and we combine these in a logical systematic way.” Read more

Prof. Pieter van Baal, Associate Programme Director Health Decision Sciences & Technology Assessment

Public Health Epidemiology

“Public health epidemiology is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts of society.” Read more

Prof. Frank van Lenthe, Associate Programme Director Public Health Epidemiology