24 months
1390 EUR/year
1390 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Switzerland was created to meet the growing need for interdisciplinary scientists trained to work at the interface between biology, medicine, engineering and physics. 


Biomedical Engineering is an exciting and growing field which resides at the interfaces between engineering, biology and medicine. The broad goal of biomedical engineering is to solve human health problems through advances in diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of human disease.

The MSc Biomedical Engineering programme at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology draws its curricula from eight different departments and provides individually tailored training in one of five subdivisions (tracks) within biomedical engineering:

 – Bioelectronics 

– Bioimaging

 – Biomechanics

 – Medical Physics

 – Molecular Bioengineering

Semester Project

The semester project gives students hands-on research experience in their chosen specialization. The project is supervised by a professor who is associated with one of the four participating departments. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Signal Analysis, Modeling, and Machine Learning
  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Biomedical Engineering 
  • Bioelectronics and Biosensors 
  • Microrobotics 
  • Microsystems I: Process Technology and Integration 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Depending on the chosen track, the Master's Programme in Biomedical Engineering welcomes applications from students holding a Bachelor's degree in such various fields as engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science, biology, chemistry, medicine or health sciences and technology from an internationally recognized university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 695 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 695 EUR per semester during 24 months.
    • tuition fee: CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 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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