Biomedical Engineering is an interdisciplinary field, combining engineering and the natural and life sciences. Fields of study include biology, nanotechnology, physics, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
Research and specialization
The programme focuses on three key areas: Imaging & Diagnostics, which involves visualizing and understanding the biological processes in cells and organisms; Bionanotechnology & Advanced Biomanufacturing, which centres on the development of technologies that restore function to diseased and damaged organs and tissues such as bone and blood vessels; and Neural & Motor Systems, which studies the interplay between the brain, nerves, muscles and the skeleton.
Student Friso about Biomedical Engineering
Why opt for Biomedical Engineering at the University of Twente?
The Master’s at the University of Twente is an academic programme that will prepare you for a job as a biomedical engineer in healthcare, industry or research institutions (including PhD positions) in settings that range from hospitals and rehabilitation centres to medical technology companies and laboratories.