Prof. Dr. Jan Beyersmann

Research Interest:

Survival and Event History Analysis, Statistical Methodology for Clinical and Epidemiological Studies



Brief CV:

  • 2013- Professor of Biostatistics, University Ulm
  • 2012- Habilitation for ‘Medical Biometry and Statistics’, Medical Faculty, University of Freiburg
  • 2005- Graduation Dr. rer. nat., Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Freiburg
  • 2001 - 2012 Scientist at the Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Hospital Freiburg
  • 2000-2001 Biometrician at Beiersdorf Research Centre, Hamburg
  • 1999 Diploma in Mathematics, University of Duesseldorf



J Beyersmann, A Allignol, M Schumacher: Opens external link in new windowCompeting Risks and Multistate Models with R, Springer 2012

Some recent publications:

  • Allignol, A, Beyersmann J, Gerds, T, Latouche, A: A competing risks approach for nonparametric estimation of transition probabilities in a non-Markov illness-death model. Lifetime Data Analysis 2014; 20: 495-513
  • Beyersmann, J, Gastmeier, P, Schumacher, M: Incidence in ICU populations: how to measure and report it? Intensive Care Medicine 2014; 40: 871-876
  • Beyersmann, J, Putter, H: A note on computing average state occupation times. Demographic Research 2014; 30: 1681-1696
  • Beyersmann, J, Scheike, T: Classical regression models for competing risks. Handbook of Survival Analysis 2014 (ed. Klein, J, et al); Chapter 8. Example chapter, free for download Opens external link in new windowhere.

Other Publications: Opens external link in new windowhere

Current Projects:



Associate Editor Opens external link in new windowStatistics in Medicine, Statistical Board Opens external link in new windowIntensive Care Medicine, Advisory Board of the Opens external link in new windowGerman Region of the International Biometric Society


Completed Theses:

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Ulm University
Institute of Statistics
Helmholtzstr. 20 (Room E14)
89081 Ulm


Phone: (+49) 731/ 50 33100
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