Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI
Hasso-Plattner-Institut20 Jahre HPI

Fundamentals of Programming for Digital Health (Wintersemester 2019/2020)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bert Arnrich (Digital Health - Connected Healthcare) , Luc Berry Boessenkool (Digital Health - Connected Healthcare)

General Information

  • Weekly Hours: 4
  • Credits: 6
  • Graded: yes
  • Enrolment Deadline: 01.10.-30.10.2019
  • Teaching Form: Lecture / Seminar
  • Enrolment Type: Bridge Module
  • Course Language: English
  • Maximum number of participants: 30

Programs & Modules

Digital Health MA


Bridge Module 'IT Track'

  • Introduces basic concepts of programming with the R programming language.
  • Course topics include an introduction into basic data structures (vector, matrix, lists, data frames, etc.), program control statements (conditional execution, for and while loops, etc.), data visualization and input/output.


  • Weekly quiz
  • Midterm exam
  • Final exam


Monday and Tuesday 15:15-16:45pm in room G2 U 10-14 (Basement PC room)

Due to problems with the commissioning of the  PC room, the class will not start until October 21