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Principles of Genetic Epidemiology, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days


In combination with the course Searching Genes for Complex Disorders, the course offers an excellent introduction to genetic epidemiologic research for epidemiologists, clinicians and molecular biologists with no background in genetic epidemiology. The Principles of Genetic Epidemiology course offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam

Participants are introduced to the basic principles of population genetics, segregation, linkage and association analyses. The relevant background of human genetics and statistics is presented. The goal of the course is that participants are able to interpret the findings in modern genetic research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Materials

  • Online, download instructions will be sent in August by e-mail. 
  • A laptop is recommended.
  • Recommended book: Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology. Muin J, Khoury, Terri H. Beaty, Bernice H. Oxford University Press.


Prof. Dr. Cornelia van Duijn

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    790 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    790 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 790 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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