Furtwangen University

Biomedical Engineering (BΜΕ)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering, Technical Health Systems, Biomedicine, Applied Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
English & German
Winter semester: 15 May
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the field of engineering or the natural sciences, or a closely related field.

Required ECTS credits: 210.

Special requirements:

Applications are directly suitable with regard to their initial technical knowledge if they can demonstrate sufficient knowledge in all the subject areas listed below:

  1. Physiology, anatomy or cell biology, molecular biology.
  2. Physics.
  3. Elementary differential calculus, matrix calculus.
  4. Programming.
  5. Electronics, signal processing, measurement technology.
  6. Control engineering.
  7. Statistical methods.

Proof of knowledge can be provided by the successful completion of courses of study, study modules, or corresponding training courses. For the proof of the required practical experience, appropriate activity certificates must be submitted.

Applicants with knowledge of less than 8 subject areas but more than 3 subject areas may be granted admission on condition that the knowledge of missing subject areas is acquired in the course of study or in the course of a preliminary semester. This can be done by attending corresponding elective courses or by completing a complete, individually tailored pre-semestеr.

GPA Comment

An above-average bachelor’s degreе.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 72
min 6
CEFR German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Confirmation from the university that the language of instruction and examination was English can also be submitted as proof. Students who do not have sufficient German language skills at the beginning of their studies (at least GER B1) must provide such a language certificate. A maximum of one language course in the Management Competencies module with 2 ECTS can be recognized, but only if at least level GER A2 has been achieved.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The application for a study place is made by means of the special admission application. The following documents must be enclosed with this application:

  1. An officially certified copy of the university entrance qualification. If the original is in a language other than English or German, an officially certified translation into English or German.
  2. An officially certified copy of the university degree that qualifies you to enter a profession. If the original was prepared in a language other than English or German, an officially certified translation into English or German.
  3. Career history in English or German.
  4. Officially certified evidence of language skills in German and English (see language requirements).
  5. Letter of motivation in English or German. It should be at least one and at most two DIN A 4 pages in typewritten form.
  6. Two references.
  7. Copies of other relevant documents, if available, such as job referencеs.


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