Prospective Students

What do medical engineers do?

The page Medical Engineering in Erlangen gives you an insight. Here, you will also find more information about the medical technology industry, the job profile and the environment in which you study in Erlangen. You can also find an image video about our study program at FAU on the website of the Central Institute of Medical Engineering.


What is the course of study and how does it work?

The Medical Engineering program is, just as the name implies, an engineering program. Medical Engineering students listen to the same mathematics and electrical engineering lectures as fellow students in other engineering programs. In addition, you will enjoy parts of the basic computer science education that is also taught in the computer science program. For a successful graduation, not only technical understanding, open-mindedness and readiness for interdisciplinarity are required, but also deep knowledge concerning mathematics and natural sciences.

More information about the contents can be found on the page Master’s Study Contents. If you would like to know more details about the structure of the study, you can also have a look at the information for students in advance.

What do I have to do before I can enroll in the study program?

An application is required for the Medical Engineering degree programs in Erlangen. All necessary information about the access to the Master’s program can be found here.

Where do I get additional information about the Medical Engineering study program?

You will find detailed information on all questions concerning the study of Medical Engineering in our study guide. If you have any further questions, we will be happy to answer them personally. Feel free to contact us!