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Study Bioengineering in Germany: 43 Universities with 60 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2023/2024)

Updated: 01-28-2023 | Reading Time: 5 minutes

If you are interested in the field of Bioengineering, getting a Master’s degree from Germany is a good choice for various reasons. Germany enjoys the reputation of being home to the world leading market in medical technology and medical devices. Furthermore, there are many excellently funded and highly specialized laboratories at German universities that students get to work in throughout their studies. Additionally, many of the English-language Master programs available in this field maintain excellent contact to companies in related industries and offer a first-class education.b

Browse your English-language program options in Bioengineering in the StudyFinder and you will find a great selection of courses available, the majority focusing on Biomedical Engineering or Biotechnology. You can also choose a specialization in Bionics, Life Science or Food Security.

Overview

masters
60

Study Programs in English

universities
43

Universities

ranking
20

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (46 programs for EU citizens, 39 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 10,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 15 and December 01

Summer Semester

between March 01 and September 30

View all 60 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Bioengineering

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177
#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226

Tuition Fees

46
39
9
0
7
7

3 English Degree Programs for Bioengineering in Germany

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Become an expert in Life Science ManagementBuild your management skillsLive in the “Health Capital” of Germany
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Study groundbreaking topics in biomedical sciencesObtain a double master’s degree from two leading universitiesLearn modern research techniques through laboratory work
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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Requirements

Master degrees in Bioengineering typically admit students who got their first academic degrees in related subjects such as Biotechnology, Information Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Engineering or Materials Science. For most programs, entrance tests or interviews are not part of the admission process, you only have to hand in standard certificates (your first degree certificate and a transcript of records). These typically include your CV, a letter of motivation, and sometimes letters of reference. Additionally, you will have to prove your English language abilities with a language certificate.

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30% local admission restriction (local NC)
53.3% no admission restriction
16.7% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

61.7% directly at University
13.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
28.3% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Bioengineering in Germany

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Become an expert in Life Science ManagementBuild your management skillsLive in the “Health Capital” of Germany
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Study groundbreaking topics in biomedical sciencesObtain a double master’s degree from two leading universitiesLearn modern research techniques through laboratory work
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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

68 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (11 programs )

Maximum:

7 (5 programs )

Maximum:

95 (6 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (15 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (5 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

68 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (6 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (11 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (15 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Bioengineering in Germany

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Become an expert in Life Science ManagementBuild your management skillsLive in the “Health Capital” of Germany
program image
Study groundbreaking topics in biomedical sciencesObtain a double master’s degree from two leading universitiesLearn modern research techniques through laboratory work
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Choose one interesting major field of specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityOpportunity to access the EPOS scholarship from the DAAD

Program Features

2-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

58.3%

Summer intake

6.7%

Winter & Summer intake

31.7%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Bioengineering

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Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: € 0 - € 500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,200

Program Fees: € 3,810

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Brand University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 300

Program Fees: € 5,340 - € 6,840

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 6,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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