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FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

Biomedical Engineering

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


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or natural science course or in medicine, such as biomedical engineering, medical engineering, biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, physical engineering, nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, microsystems engineering, process engineering or comparable courses.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

The access committee decides on the comparability and the technical suitability of similar courses and the scope of the course. It also assesses the comparability of the scope and grade of the professional qualification.

Language Requirements

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

min 5.5
min 68
CERF German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a German Abitur or Fach-Abitur with a minimum mark of 3 (befriedigend) in English, or if English is your native language, which is only valid if you have attended at least 4 years of secondary school in one of the following countries and enclose a school certificate showing your grades for the entire period of enrolment: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America. Applicants from Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, and Pakistan must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores, even if your complete education was in English. If you were admitted, the German embassy will not give you a visa if you do not have a current TOEFL or IELTS score sheet. All applicants whose native language is not German, or who have not completed their university degree at a German-language university, may submit a B1 level German language certificate at the time of application, or at least at the beginning of the third semester in order to continue their studies.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 16 (German)May 16 (EU)April 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Bachelor's Degree (180 ECTS).
    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčApplicants from outside the European Union: At the time of application, upload your final Bachelor's Degree/certificate and all academic transcripts showing grades for all years of your university study.
      The transcripts need to include:
      • an explanation of your university's grading system (with minimum- and maximum passing grade),
      • an official translation into English or German (if necessary).
    • Applicants from the European Union: If the final Bachelor's Degree will be completed before the beginning of the program, upload all academic transcripts showing grades for all years of university study.
      ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčThe transcripts need to include:
      • an explanation of your university's grading system (with minimum- and maximum passing grade if you didn't study at a German university),
      • an official translation into English or German (if necessary).
  2. English and German Language Certificate (see language requirements).
  3. A CV with a picture. Check the course website for an example since it is the only form that is accepted.

You must upload the original documents. At this stage, they do not need to be notarized or certificated as the originals will be checked during your enrolment.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website