Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Medical Systems Engineering

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Degree Conferred:
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

4 Semesters

Summer Semester

Entry requirements:
Bachelor or equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or closely related field with a final achievement of at least “good” on the German scale.

Application Details:
No Admission Restriction

Application deadline:
Applicants with German Bachelor degree:
  • March 15 - apply at OVGU Magdeburg
Applicants with international Bachelor degree:



Based on the Bachelor knowledge of engineering and natural sciences the programme offers in depth studies of Medical Systems Engineering, in particular Medical Technology and Biotechnology and Medical Informatics. Additionally it comprises general courses in Medical Science, Neuroscience and legal issues.

Career Perspectives

Development engineer in medical engineering industry; computer scientist in a hospital, in the healthcare system, in the medical industry; developer of intelligent human interfaces, amongst others multimodal device handling, user adaptive control; scientist in industrial, clinical and academical research in the field of medicine and brain science; consultant for embedded medical systems and machines; product management and sales of medical systems and machines; freelance work in the field of medical engineering and medical informatics.

Competencies and Interests Required

Profound knowledge of electrical engineering or computer science or mechanical engineering. Basic knowledge in biology and anatomy, interest in medical engineering and neurosciences.

Kontakt Studienfachberater

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rose, Georg
Tel. 0391-67-18862
Fax. 0391-67-11230
Gebäude 09, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg


M.Sc. Gugel, Sebastian
Tel. 0391-67-11482
Fax. 0391-67-11230
Gebäude 09, Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg

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Last Modification: 08.12.2016 - Contact Person: Dezernat Studienangelegenheiten