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FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

Medical Enginееring

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering, Technical Health Systems, Applied Engineering, Medical Technology
English & German
Winter semester: 31 May/31 Jul
Summer semester: 30 Nov/15 Jan
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 the field of medical technology with a relevant thesis.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Applicants who do not have a degree in the above sense, but who have completed at least three years of professionally qualifying university studies (usually a bachelor's degree) with a scope of at least 180 credit points from an engineering or scientific course related to medical technology, i.e.

  • Technically oriented physiotherapy, optometry, biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, Physical technology, nuclear technology, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, microsystems technology, Technomathematics, computer science, process engineering or comparable courses.

Must demonstrate their expertise in medical technology for approval. This includes, among other things:

  • a relevant thesis in the field of medical technology, or
  • a professional qualification in health sciences, or
  • proven professional experience in medical technology of at least two years.

The examination board decides on the comparability, the professional suitability of similar courses, and the scope of possible conditions for admission to the course. The admissions committee also assesses the comparability of the scope and grade of the professional degreе.

GPA (German System) 4.00
GPA Comment

It's not mandatory, but you won't get any score points during the admission process if you get a lesser GPA than 4.0 in your first professional degreе.

Language Requirements

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

min 5.5
min 68
min DSH 2
min TDN 3
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language skills can also be proven with a school grade in English of at least satisfactory in the final certificate of the general university entrance qualification or the advanced technical college entrance qualification, or if a native English speaker (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or the United States of America). German language skills can also be proven if German is native language, or by completion of a German-language course at (at least) bachelor level.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the 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. СV.


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Further Information

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