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FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

Medical Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering, Technical Health Systems
English & German
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 the field of medical technology with a relevant thesis. Applicants who do not have a degree in the above sense, but who have completed professional university studies (usually bachelor) from an engineering or natural science course related to medical technology, e.g. technically oriented physiotherapy, optometry, biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, physical technology, nuclear technology, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, microsystem technology, industrial mathematics, computer science, process engineering or comparable courses of study must prove their specialist knowledge in medical technology for approval.

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
min DSH 2
min TDN 3
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

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. German language proficiency is proven if German is your native language, or if you graduated from a German-language degree programme at (at least) bachelor's level.

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.
  2. Transcript of records.
  3. Preferences of research topics are to be indicated within the application procedure.
  4. English and German language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. CV.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website