Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

Medical Systems Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Technical Health Systems, Medicine
English only
Summer semester:  15 Mar/15 Dec
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or a master's degree in medical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, computer science, physics, mathematics engineering or in a technically related direction.

A completed degree must have:

  1. At least 20 CP (ECTS) in mathematics.
  2. At least 15 CP (ECTS) in physics/medical physics.
  3. At least 20 CP (according to ECTS) in the field of electrical engineering and information technology/electronics.
  4. At least 10 CP (ECTS) in computer science/programming.
  5. At least 10 CP (ECTS) in the field of medicine/biology.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

If the final degree at the time of application is not yet available, but at least 150 credit points (CP) for six-semester bachelor's degrees or 180 CP for seven-semester bachelor's degrees are attested and the average grade determined from the examination results is at least 2.5. Admission is to be refused if the applicant has definitively failed examinations in the chosen course of study at a university or an equivalent university within the scope of the constitution or is in an appropriate examination procedure.

Admission is only possible if no more than 30 CPs are missing from the CP listed above. The admission is then involved with conditions that have to be fulfilled within two semesters. The conditions imposed by the Examination Board are to be effected on time, otherwise, they will be de-registered at the end of the second semester. Until the fulfillment of the requirements, enrolment is made conditionally.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

At least "good" in the German academic grading system.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min 6.5
min 80
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: With grade A, B and C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:
Summer semester:October 15 (EU)October 15 (Non EU)
In 8 days free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website