M.Sc. On Campus

Technical Physician

Furtwangen University

18 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The growing complexity of technology in medicine means the work of the Technical Physician at the interface between doctor and engineer is becoming increasingly important. The program is offered at Furtwangen University.


The multidisciplinary approach of the Technical Physician programme delivered by Furtwangen University gives varied insights into innovative technologies and cutting-edge technical medicine methods and equipment, based on a solid technical and medical background.

The demand for specialists with both medical and technical know-how is growing. The multi-disciplinary outlook of the Technical Physician MSc programme offers comprehensive insights into innovative technologies and the latest methods and devices used in technical medicine. In addition the programme teaches many aspects of human medicine. Graduates with a Technical Physician degree have outstanding opportunities in many fields of medicine and medical engineering.

Good reasons to study at Furtwangen University

  • First class career perspectives after graduation from a university which has many years of experience in medical engineering programmes
  • Gain human, medical and engineering skills
  • Multidisciplinary programme with varied insights into the innovative technologies, methods and devices used in technical medicine
  • Independent execution of scientifically based research projects
  • Networking through project cooperation with hospitals, industry and research institutions
  • Mixed team of highly competent and motivated lecturers from medicine, industry and the University
  • Small study groups with personal supervision and support
  • Opportunity to train in perfusion at HFU as accredited training centre for the European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (EBCP)
  • Possibility for graduates to take a doctorate through cooperative PhD programmes with other universities



Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Technical Medicine 
  • Diagnostics in Selected Fields of Medicine
  • Clinical Trials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, German
IELTS admission requirements IELTS




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite for admission is a first degree with 210 ECTS in the area of "Engineering" or "Life Sciences". Depending on pre-existing knowledge of medicine, medical engineering, etc., further courses of up to 30 credit points may be necessary. This is also the case with a bachelor's degree of 180 ECTS.
  • Students can take additional elective modules in the first two taught semesters of the Technical Physician programme to gain further specialist skills in any given area.
  • Good English language proficiency is necessary as some lectures are held in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Villingen-Schwenningen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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