24 months
6600 EUR/year
961 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Biomedical Engineering at KU Leuven was created to respond to the increased technological needs in healthcare and to provide more and better care with less people and to obtain cost-effectiveness in our healthcare systems.

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The Master in Biomedical Engineering at KU Leuven provides you with a comprehensive overview of all areas in biomedical engineering, and prepares you for an active role in biomechanics, biomaterials, medical sensors, biosignal processing, medical imaging and tissue engineering.


Careers await you in the medical device industry, clinical hospitals, R&D engineering, or as a production or certification specialist. In addition, the broad technological background you’ll acquire as a Biomedical Engineer will make you an attractive candidate for employment in conventional industrial sectors. Many alumni find employment within three months of graduation.

Thanks to the rapid innovation taking place in biomedical engineering, KU Leuven offers several PhD places each year, opening the opportunity to continue your education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biomedical Measurements and Stimulation    
  • Biomedical Data Processing    
  •  Biofluid Mechanics    
  • Biomaterials  
  • Numerical Modelling in Biomedical Engineering    
  •  Bio-informatics    
  •  Medical Imaging and Analysis    
  • Medical Equipment    
  • Regulatory Affairs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

Direct admission can be granted, based upon evaluation of a complete application file, to students from:

  • Bachelor of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    961 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /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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