- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- local admission restriction
- directly at the University
- Study mode:
- On campus
Five Reasons to choose this Master's Program
The M.Sc. in Medical Photonics at Friedrich Schiller University offers a transformative educational experience that bridges the disciplines of medicine, life sciences, physics, and chemistry. Students embark on a journey to understand the profound role of light in modern medicine, from understanding diseases to their early diagnosis and effective treatment. Through a blend of theoretical and hands-on learning, students master optical and photonic techniques that are revolutionizing biomedical research and clinical applications.
The M.Sc. Medical Photonics program is crafted for B.Sc. graduates in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, and biology, as well as medical practitioners. It bridges disciplines, offering a comprehensive study program that equips students with the skills to harness optical/photonics tools for biomedical research and clinical applications.
Special Program Features
Live in young and booming Jena
Jena is in the heart of the Thuringia region and is a student city full of young people. It is located not far away from other German cities such as Leipzig, Berlin, and Frankfurt, as well as the Czech Republic. It is also a city with a blossoming economy based on research and high-tech industry.
Be part of a Greener World!
The university's commitment to sustainability is evident in the energy-efficient design of the new campus, utilizing geothermal probes and waste heat recycling. A green future starts here!
Comprehensive Accommodation Services
Finding accommodation in Jena is made easier with the Thuringian student services organization. With over 3100 options, students can find affordable living spaces, fully furnished, ensuring a comfortable study experience.
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System accreditation is the internal quality assurance system of a state or state-recognized higher education institution in Germany. With system accreditation, a higher education institution receives the right to award the seal of the Accreditation Council for its self-assessed study programs.
The application requirements for the study program in “Medical Photοniсs” are:
Previous bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a minimum of 180 ECTS points in
- Biochemistry/molecular biology
The bachelor's degree's overall grade (GPA) must be GOOD or better (German system: 2.5).
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
If the study program is still in progress, applicant may submit transcripts of records showing that at least 140 credit points have been earned so far.&nbsр;
Max. 500 wοrds
Proofs of scientific achievements ( i.e. scientific work, publications, research projects, research or studies abrοad),
Proofs of relevant work positions (i.e., biological technical assistant (BTA), chemical technical assistant (CTA) or medical technical assistant (MTA), job positions in the industrу).