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HealthTech – Smart Assistance Systems in the Healthcare Sector (B.Sc.)

Studying Medical Engineering in Schmalkalden

The constant change of our society involves various challenges for the healthcare sector and also means new requirements for medical engineering:

  • Ageing of the population
  • Lack of healthcare professionals
  • Independent living at home into old age
  • Promotion of preventive healthcare measures
  • Supply bottlenecks in rural areas
  • Healthcare trends like Self-Tracking

That is why the need for supporting assistance systems und biofeedback technologies that record biometrical data will increase in the future. Technical innovations are required that are accessible by anyone, regardless of age and location. In the future medical engineering has to become more mobile and integrated.

This is the starting point of the medical engineering studies in Thuringia. You will gain expertise in the following areas:

  • Healthcare technology
  • Medical engineering
  • Care technology


Form of study: Full-time, no NC
Duration of study: 7 semesters
Teaching language: German
Degree: Bachelor of Science
ECTS: 210
Next start: Always in winter term, first start in winter term 2016/2017
Application deadline: 15.09.