Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany

Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany

Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany
Ujjwal DhunganaSun Mar 13 2022

Multiple universities offer Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany in English. Consequently, this course is very popular amongst international students.

Masters in Biomedical Engineering is 3 semesters or 4 semesters long in Germany.

The biomedical engineering program, with its combination of depth of disciplines and interdisciplinary networking of the engineering and natural sciences, prepares students for practice-oriented research and teaching medical engineering.

As a result, students can find job opportunities in several biomedical engineering sectors such as-

  • Research and development
  • Product management
  • Marketing and sales
  • Quality management
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Education and training
  • Hospital planning
  • Safety advisor roles

Why study Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany? 

  • Many universities have MS in Biomedical Engineering courses with English mode of instruction. 
  • International students can study this course without any tuition fees or significantly lower tuition fees in Germany. 
  • Internships and placement opportunities. 
  • Global recognition
  • Many leading universities for Biomedical engineering like the University of Stuttgart and Technical University of Munich are located in Germany. 

Top Universities to study Master of Biomedical Engineering in Germany

Below mentioned are some top-notch universities offering graduate-level Master of Biomedical Engineering programs in Germany.

University

University Ranking 2020 (QS Global )

Technical University of Munich

#61

Heidelberg University, Heidelberg

#64

Rwth Aachen University, Aachen

#144

University of Tuebingen

#168

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

#=299

HAW Hamburg

#223

Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg

-

University of Luebeck

-

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

-

Furtwangen University

-

What will you study?

  1. Mathematics
  2. Data Acquisition
  3. Advanced Biosignal Processing
  4. Medical Image Processing
  5. Application of Imaging Modalities
  6. Advanced Control Systems
  7. Modelling Medical Systems
  8. Medical Real-Time Systems
  9. Simulation and Virtual Reality in Medicine
  10. Biomedical Project

Tuition fees

This table will provide you with a general idea of Master of Biomedical Engineering Cost in Germany.

University

Approximate Fees (Euros)

Hamburg University of Applied Science

No tuition fees

Semester contribution of approx 336 Euro per semester. 

Furtwangen University

1,500 Euro per semester

University of Stuttgart

1,500 Euro per semester

Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

No tuition fees

Semester Charge of 86 Euro per the semester

Technical University of Munich

No tuition fees

Semester Charge of 147 Euro per semester

RWTH Aachen University

No tuition fees

Semester charge of 291 Euro per semester

University of Lubeck

No tuition fees

Master of Biomedical Engineering Entry Requirements

Application Requirement

You can apply for Masters in Biomedical Engineering in Germany with these documents. 

  • Bachelor degree and Intermediate level certificates (transcript, provisional, character
  • English language proof (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Up to date CV
  • Statement of Purpose/ Motivation letter
  • Passport Copy
  • Application fees
  • 1-3 Letter of Recommendations (Academic and Professional)
  • Passport format photo
  • Experience letter if a gap
  • Proof of Scholarships if any

University Specific Admission Requirements for MS in Biomedical Engineering

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

  • Course Name: Master of Science Biomedical Engineering
  • Course Duration: 3 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • TOEFL: Overall 87
    • IELTS:  Overall 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete a Bachelor's degree in the same or similar field. If students do not possess a bachelor's in Biomedical Engineering, they need to take additional modules in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Intakes: Winter semester (1 September- 31 January), Summer Semester (1 March- 15 July)
  • GRE Scores are also required for non-EU Students. 

Furtwangen University

  • Course Name: Master of Science Biomedical Engineering
  • Course Duration: 3 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • TOEFL IBT: Overall 69
    • TOEFL PBT: Overall 520
    • TOEFL CBT: 210
    • IELTS:  Overall 5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete a Bachelor's degree in biomedical or medical engineering, electrical engineering or biotechnology, process or mechanical engineering, informatics, medicine, or related fields
  • Intakes: 15 May for the winter semester

University of Stuttgart

  • Course Name: Master of Science Medical Engineering
  • Course Duration: 4 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete a Bachelor's degree in related areas with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Intakes: Winter Semester (May 15- July 15), Summer Semester (December 1- January 15)

Technical University of Berlin

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (taught in the German language)
  • Language Requirement: Applicants need to provide proof of German skill at a specific level if they are applying with a foreign school leaving certificate. Knowledge of English could be useful but English tests are not a mandatory requirement for admission. 
  • Academic Requirements: Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering or other closely related degrees with a minimum of 70%. 

Anhalt University of Applied Science

  • Course Name: Medical Engineering (MSc)
  • Course Duration: 4 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5
    • TOEFL: 90
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete a Bachelor's degree with biomedical engineering modules with a minimum GPA of 3.0. 
  • Intakes: Winter Semester (March 15- July 15), Summer Semester (September 15- January 15)

Technical University of Munich

  • Course Name: Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (M.Sc)
  • Course Duration: 4 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5
    • TOEFL: 88
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to complete a Bachelor's degree with biomedical engineering modules with a minimum GPA of 3.0. 
  • Intakes: Winter Semester (April 01- May 31), Summer Semester (September 01- November 30)

University of Lubeck

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Course Duration: 4 semesters
  • Cut-off English Test Scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.5
  • Academic Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering with a minimum of 120 ECTS Credits.

Scholarships

Despite the fact that the tuition fees for education in Germany is already lower than in most other countries, it still offers various scholarships to international students in the form of government and non-government scholarships. 

Some of the most popular scholarships offered by Germany are 

  1. DAAD Scholarship
  2. RWTH International Academy Women in Engineering Scholarship
  3. Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) Scholarship
  4. UDE scholarship
  5. Surplace Funding for Master Degree Programme
  6. Friedrich Ebert Foundation Scholarship

Among these scholarships, DAAD is the most popular scholarship offered for graduate students in Germany. The value of the DAAD Scholarship is a monthly award of EUR 850,00 for Master's students, EUR 1.200,00 for PhD students (beginning with September 2018).

This scholarship may also cover health insurance, travel allowance. 

To be eligible for DAAD Scholarship in Germany, applicants must fulfil the following criteria: 

  • Apply to graduate programs in Germany
  • A minimum of 2 years of post-study work experience in the relevant field. 
  • A Minimum of 6.0 in IELTS, 550 in TOEFL Paper-based, 213 in TOEFL Computer-based and 80 in Internet-based. 
  • Hand-signed CV
  • Confirmation of employment and Professional Letter of Recommendation from employer

Scope of Biomedical Engineering in Germany

After they are done with MS in Biomedical Engineering, graduates enjoy exceptional career prospects in the health care and life science sectors such as hospitals, research organisations etc.  

The scope of this degree is also found in the medical technology industry (manufacturers of biomedical devices/imaging systems, healthcare software companies, the pharmaceutical industry, etc.).

Additionally, some other career areas include 

  • Design of medical electronic devices and sensor systems
  • Development of optical systems and imaging techniques.
  • Application-oriented research and development of medical information technologies.
  • Development and implementation of automation and software solutions.
  • Biomechanics and bionics in medical engineering.
  • Biomedical research in institutes, companies, and hospitals.

Jobs and salary of Biomedical engineering professionals- 

Job Position

Avg. Salary (Eur/yr)

Biomedical Engineering Director

52,700

Manufacturing Engineer

40,800

Biomedical Engineering Technician

37,870

Biomedical Scientist

46,700

Analytical Chemist

43,400

Forensic Scientist

34,300

Microbiologist

43,400

 

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