FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Medical Engineering - Medical Image and Data Processing / Health and Medical Data Analytics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Technical Health Systems, Medicine, Data Science, Information Engineering
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Start Dates
Winter Semester: October
Summer Semester: April
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Course Description

The branches of study "Medical Image and Data Processing", "Health and Medical Data Analytics", and "Medical Robotics" are completely taught in English.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a subject-related qualification (computer science and engineering).

Additional Qualification

Excellent computer science skills (algorithms, programming in Java, C/C++, Matlab, Python, working with Linux operating system), profound knowledge in electrical engineering, and strong theoretical mathematics background.

Language Requirements

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

min B2 First (FCE)
min 5.5
min 210
min 80
min 547
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage can also be submitted as proof of English language skills. The university does not make exceptions to the language requirements. A degree in an English-taught Bachelor’s program is not sufficient to prove your language skills.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 07 (German)April 07 (EU)April 07 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 09 (German)December 09 (EU)December 09 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Special Deadline Case:
Summer semester: For the branch of study "Health and Medical Data Analytics", it is onlly possible to apply for the winter semester.

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Documents to be submitted online only via Campo:

  1. Online application form (generated in Campo).
  2. School leaving certificate (high school diploma or equivalent).
  3. Certificate of the first academic degree, diploma supplement (if available).
  4. Transcript of records:
    1. If you haven’t finished your first academic degree yet and don’t study in accordance with the European credit system (ECTS), the transcript must include at least semester 5 for 3-year study programs, semester 7 for 4-year study programs etc. (n-1 semesters).
    2. If you haven’t finished your first academic degree yet and study in accordance with the ECTS system, the transcript must include at least 140 ECTS.
  5. Curriculum Vitae (CV) in tabular form (the university does not provide you with a template, you can choose any style that you like).
  6. Letter of application (1 page), explaining what is your motivation to join our program and why you are a suitable candidate for it (the university does not provide you with a template, you can choose any style that you like).
  7. Proof of English language proficiency level (see language requirements).

All of your certificates except for your language certificates have to be officially certified (i.e. notarized) copies. Additionally, if your certificates are not issued in German, English, or French you have to submit copies with an officially certified translation.

You don’t need to submit recommendation letters, as the university will not consider them in their admissions process.


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Further Information

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