This English master's program in Biomedical Engineering is offered in cooperation with the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) and is closely affiliated to the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research. It is a focused and state-of-the-art educational program in engineering and the life sciences which promotes scientific discovery and novel developments in the field of medical technology.
Master in Biomedical Engineering
News and Events
Thomas Kurmann wins MICCAI young scientist award 2019
The PhD student and BME alumnus was awarded one of the five young talent prizes at the MICCAI conference in Shenzhen, China, on 16 October 2019. Thomas Kurmann won the prize in recognition of the excellent quality of his research entitled “Deep Multi Label Classification in Affine Subspaces”, a paper in collaboration with the Inselspital's Department of Ophthalmology.
Simon Scheurer wins SSBE student award
The Biomedical Engineering student wins the Ypsomed sponsored student award on 27 August 2019. His master’s thesis investigating into a novel device to improve fall detection in the elderly was only recently awarded a prize by the University of Bern’s “Seniorenuniversität”.
Medical Technology of the Future – Engineers in Operating Room Scrubs
Trained to fashion technical solutions for clinical challenges: Graduates of the Master’s in Biomedical Engineering, a postgraduate program of the University of Bern and the Bern University of Applied Sciences and the associated doctoral program celebrate the tenth anniversary of their BME Alumni Association.
Trip to MEDICA 2019
Every year in November, the BME Club organizes a trip to MEDICA, the world’s largest medtech trade fair. Students of the BME master’s program should seize the chance to gain an impression of the size and scope of the medtech industry. Our timetables account for the absence of so many students by keeping these two days free of most courses.
Master's thesis presentations
Before graduation, students have to give a talk on their thesis project. Interested persons are cordially invited to attend these public presentations.
The BME Club brings together the biomedical engineering alumni of the University of Bern, currently enrolled students, and representatives from the medical technology industry. It will serve as a unique platform for professional lifelong communication and networking.
The Biomedical Engineering Day is a career and research day. It takes places once a year in Bern and is an excellent opportunity to meet representatives of Swiss and international medical technology companies as well as the biomedical engineers of the University of Bern and our partner the Bern University of Applied Sciences.
Applicants of the BME master's program have the chance to attend several information events organized by the University of Bern and the Bern University of Applied Sciences. Do not miss the opportunity to ask all your questions!