University of Bayreuth


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering, Technical Health Systems
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 15 Jun
Summer semester: 30 Nov
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in materials science and engineering, engineering science, or an equivalent degree.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

You will also need to provide a 13-week industry internship.

A qualified degree from a higher education institution is valid for admission if it encompasses the examinations that were passed comparable to the following relevant examinations of a science-oriented equivalent bachelor program, in sum 40 ECTS (effective from May 2018):

  1. Mathematics for engineers I-II (16 ECTS).
  2. Experimental physics for engineers I (4 ECTS).
  3. Composition and properties of polymers (3 ECTS).
  4. Design & CAD (5 ECTS).
  5. Biochemistry for engineers (4 ECTS).
  6. Biology for engineers (4 ECTS).
  7. Chemistry for engineers (4 ECTS).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
The program is conducted in English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 01 (German)March 01 (EU)March 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:September 01 (German)September 01 (EU)September 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The written application must include:

  1. Evidence of work from the initial program of study: engineering science, material science, or an equivalent degree:
    1. Evidence of a degree from a higher education institution or an equivalent degree (in the case of having requested final admission to the master's program), or
    2. Evidence of having earned 150 ECTS points or – in case of programs not modularized according to the ECTS system – work that is equivalent in scope (in case conditional admission to the master's program is requested).
  2. In addition, an overview of previous coursework and examinations (transcript of records) providing the modules that were passed in relation to the master's program biofabrication and the relevant examinations, including examination grades and ECTS points earned as well as any transferred credits; or, in case conditional admission to the master's program is requested, a provisional overview of completed coursework and examinations with the above-mentioned information.
  3. The application is to include evidence of a strong command of English (see language requirements).
  4. If applicable, an affirmative action application.
  5. In addition, a CV and a motivation letter.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website