KU Leuven

Faculty of Engineering Science

Postgraduate programma in Biomedical Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Beyond foundational courses in human biotechnology and physiology, the programme also provides cutting-edge offerings in musculoskeletal biomechanics, biofluid biomechanics, biomedical measurements and stimulation, biomedical data processing and medical imaging and analysis. Capping these is a design project providing hands-on practice in medical device design or medical software design. You can participate in this programme as part of a predoctoral examination, or as the next step towards a successful career in the medical device industry, health care or government. The programme is organised by the Faculty of Engineering Science Registration fee 400 euro for a one-year programme 550 euro two-year programme (275 euro per year) Duration of the programme A fulltime programme takes 1 academic year, starting at the end of September. It is also possible to follow this programme part time, spread over 2 years. The lessons take place during the day.



International Student Requirements:

Minimally a four-year bachelor degree in an engineering discipline related to mechanical, materials, electronics or computer science engineering is required before entering this postgraduate programme. Preferentially, the student entering this postgraduate programme also holds a master degree in engineering. Because incoming students are expected to have various backgrounds, admission will have to confirmed by a designated subcommittee of the Permanent Educational Committee (POC) responsible for Biomedical Engineering. This subcommittee will receive and study the applications for admission that are submitted to the student administration of KU Leuven.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 39 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 400 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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