Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor’s degree program at UAS Technikum Wien


The Bridge between Medicine and Technology

This degree program imparts both technical know-how and medical expertise. Students develop a fundamental understanding of physical-(bio-)chemical interrelationships and acquire comprehensive knowledge of informatics and electronics. Biomedical engineers therefore act as bridge builders between medicine and technology.

Program Overview

Study Contents

Specialization Options

Students in this bachelor’s degree program are taught the fundamentals of natural sciences, medicine and biomedical engineering for three semesters. From the 4th semester, they then choose one of four specializations:

Medical Imaging

medical image processing, information systems in the health sector, telemedicine

Medical & Hospital Engineering

Development of medical devices and use in hospitals

Rehabilitation Engineering

Rehabilitation technology and prosthetics, measurement technology and analysis

Cell & Tissue Engineering

Collaboration in medical or biotechnical laboratories, including areas of artificial tissue development


  • Start of semester: September
  • Costs per semester: € 363.36 tuition fee, € 24.70 ÖH fee; € 3,000 Tuition fee for students from third countries: exceptions and information
  • Presence times in the course: Monday to Friday during the day
  • Duration: 180 ECTS-Points, 6 Semester
  • Possibility for a semester abroad
  • ECTS in English: 136
  • Recommended semester abroad (optional): 3, 6

Career Prospects

Biomedical Engineers possess highly valued expertise and are versatile in medical-technical fields. Their combined knowledge of engineering and medicine qualifies them for advanced degree programs as well as for a professional future in the medical-technical industry. Biomedical Engineers work, for example, in health care, institutional health care, as well as in , hospital engineering and medical research.

What Jobs and Functions do Graduates hold?

  • Product manager for manufacturers of medical-technical devices
  • Employee medical laboratories
  • Researcher in medicine and medical technology
  • Consultant on the topic of medical devices
  • Safety Engineer
  • Specialist for the maintenance of medical-technical equipment in hospitals
  • Developer of medical facilities (e.g. medical practices, hospitals)
  • Integration Manager for IMAC (Image Management and Information System)
  • Hospital Information Systems Supervisor,
  • Project manager in the field of manufacturing processes for biomaterials and cell culture facilities
  • Quality manager of biotechnological facilities

General Information


For a bachelor’s degree program at UAS Technikum Wien, you should have a certain technical interest and have completed the school-leaving examination. A relevant professional qualification is also considered to fulfill the admission requirements.


UAS Technikum Wien offers

  • extensive use of modern didactic methods
  • optimal combination of on-site teaching and online-supported self-study phases.

Students have the oppurtunity

  • to organize their learning activities with a high degree of flexibility in terms of time and place,
  • to learn guided by virtual learning paths and to voluntarily self-check their own learning progress,
  • to study in an application- and solution-oriented manner.

Our students are prepared for independent lifelong learning in their careers.


Starting in 2022/23, internationalization will play an important role for students at UAS Technikum Wien and will become a fixed component of every curriculum. The possibilities are diverse and adapted to the different circumstances of the students: from excursions lasting several days to semesters abroad, from acting as an International Buddy for others to writing the Bachelor thesis in English. All bachelor students complete at least 5 ECTS from a wide range of measures.

Johannes Martinek FHTW
This degree program is all about interdisciplinarity. It bridges the gap between medicine and technology.
FH-Prof. DI Dr. Johannes Martinek
Program Director
Through the interdisciplinary studies, I was able to discover varied topics for myself.
Michaela Kienberger

News from this Program


Johannes Martinek
FH-Prof. DI Dr. Johannes Martinek

Program Director Bachelor Biomedical Engineering
Program Direct Master Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology

+43 1 333 40 77-2291johannes.martinek@technikum-wien.atDetails
Teresa Maria Guggenbichler, MM.A.

Administrative Assistant
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering

+43 1 333 40



The next step to study Biomedical Engineering is to apply via our online application system:

  • The entire application process is handled via a dedicated application website.
  • Your data is stored securely and is being treated with strict confidentiality.
  • A registration system makes it possible to start an application and complete it at a later point in time.
  • Once you have entered your user data and uploaded documents, you can also use them for subsequent application.

Further Offerings

Master’s Degree Programs

Environmental Management and Ecotoxicology, Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology,
Medical Engineering and eHealth,
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Master’s Courses

Master’s Course Projekt- und Prozessmanagement as well as numerous other opportunities for further edcuation at Technikum Wien Academy.
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Further Bachelor’s Programs

All other Bachelor’s Programs of UAS Technikum Wien can be found on this overview page.