Master's Degrees in Bio & Biomedical Engineering in Switzerland

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Studying Bio & Biomedical Engineering

Bio and biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary specialisation that serves as a bridge between engineering, biology and medicine. Biomedical engineering studies ways to improve the diagnostics, therapy, care, rehabilitation and life quality by researching and developing therapeutic devices, equipment, implants, medical imaging devices as well as pharmaceuticals.

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Studying in Switzerland

Switzerland is a federal Republic in western Europe. It comprises 26 cantons and has four official languages: German (predominant), French, Italian and Romansh. Switzerland is not member of the European Union and has the swiss franc as currency. It is the country with the highest wealth per adult in the world.

Applying to a Master's in Switzerland

If you've decided to study a Master's degree at a university in Switzerland , you will have to gather the right documents to prove that you fit the university requirements. Provide complete personal information, previous qualifications, financial information, and a personal statement.
You'll be asked to present supporting documents including:

  • application form;

  • two passport-size photos;

  • copy of your identity document;

  • academic transcript(s) from each university you attended;

  • Bachelor's diploma;

  • resume;

  • receipt of the application fee;

  • motivation letter.

If a document/statement is not written in English/French/ German a translation may be required, from a recognised translator – confirmed by an official stamp. In some cases, universities may ask for additional documents after you have submitted your application.

To show that you have the right English skills, you'll have to also present an IELTS or TOEFL language certificate. If you don't meet the minimum language scores you will have to improve them by taking an English preparation course.

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11 Bio & Biomedical Engineering Master's degrees in Switzerland

M.Sc. Experimental Biomedical Research

The Specialized Master of Science in Experimental Biomedical Research provides opportunities for a broad learning experience in the area of biomedicine. At the Universität Freiburg / Université de Fribourg, this programme emphasizes research training and acquisition of practical skills that will enhance the students' capacity to take on a future employment and/or develop a career in research.

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Faculté des sciences
M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering is aimed at students from varied fields who wish to add a new, interdisciplinary specialty to their existing knowledge and abilities. It is absolutely essential that students be able to think their way into the world of medicine and understand medical correlations.

M.Sc. Biomedical Sciences

Would you like to gain a better understanding of how the human body and its organs function? Are you fascinated by the medical challenges in the 21st century? The program in Biomedical Sciences can help you by teaching you the most modern methods of biological research in combination with a basic education in medicine focused on how the most important systems in the human body function.

Faculty of Medicine
M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

The interdisciplinary and application-oriented Master of Science program "Biomedical Engineering" is assigned to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bern, and is offered in close cooperation with the Bern University of Applied Sciences.

Faculty of Medicine
M.Sc. Biotechnology

Biotechnology is one of the crucial engineering sciences of the 21st century. With the advent of “-omics“ technologies we have insight of unprecedented detail into the workings of cells, tissues and organisms. With large scale DNA synthesis, miniaturization and parallelization we have unprecedented tools at our fingertips to program cellular and molecular behaviour. 

M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

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.

Engineering Sciences