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: Competing 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 here.

Other Publications: here

Current Projects:



Associate Editor Statistics in Medicine, Statistical Board Intensive Care Medicine, Advisory Board of the German Region of the International Biometric Society


Completed Theses:



Ulm University
Institute of Statistics
Helmholtzstr. 20 (Room E.44)
89081 Ulm


Phone: (+49) 731/ 50 33100
E-mail: jan.beyersmann(at)
Office Hour: Please make an appointment via e-mail.