M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University of Bern

24 months
1740 EUR/year
1380 EUR/year
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The interdisciplinary and application-oriented Master of Science program "Biomedical Engineering" is assigned to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bern. The program is offered by the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research in cooperation with the Bern University of Applied Sciences.


This focused and state-of-the-art educational Biomedical Engineering program from University of Bern promotes scientific discovery and novel developments in the field of medical technology.

Engineering graduates from both universities and universities of applied sciences join this international program in English. Successful students acquire a full-fledged university master's degree, which allows them to continue their education towards a PhD degree. Career prospects in both industrial and academic environments are excellent.


Career prospects in both industrial and academic environments are excellent. All participating institutions are highly networked with the medical engineering profession and the University Hospital Bern (Inselspital). The successful completion of the program allows participants to continue their education towards a PhD degree.


recognised by the Swiss Confederation

Programme Structure

  • The Biomedical Engineering program is a specialized master course. It has no bachelor course of studies as a precursor. Admission is granted to applicants coming from various fields of study. 
  • Students will apply their previously acquired knowledge and abilities to fully integrate the highly interdisciplinary subject matter.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can only apply after the regular closing date for applications if you do not require a visa for entering and residing in Switzerland. If you are applying late and require a visa for Switzerland, we will transfer your application to a later semester.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university or a Swiss university of applied sciences in one of the following branches of studies:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microtechnology
  • Physics
  • Computational Science
  • A comparable field of study

Applications supported by a degree not listed under points a - e or with an international degree are also possible. In cases such as these, admission is based on individual achievement, taking into account your existing knowledge and achievements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1740 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1380 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Regular tuition fee: CHF 750 per semester
  • Non-Swiss students: CHF 200 per semester, in addition to the regular tuition fee, if they did not have their civil law residence in Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein at the time of obtaining their university entrance qualification to a bachelor's degree.

Living costs for Bern

1655 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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