Ph.D. On Campus

Doctoral School Biomedical Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

36 months
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
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In the Doctoral School of Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), you conduct interdisciplinary research, focusing on aspects of engineering, medicine, biophysics, biology and biochemistry. As part of your dissertation, you will make new scientific discoveries in the field of biomedical engineering.


As an interdisciplinary specialist field, biomedical engineering applies engineering and scientific principles to the field of medicine and biology.

The subject matter of the doctoral programme comprises problems from the scientific and engineering subject of electrical engineering and from fields such as biology and medicine. Training takes place parallel with research and according to the requirements of international competitiveness.

Learning outcomes

The Doctoral School Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) offers courses in numerous interdisciplinary fields such as engineering and medicine. Some examples include:

  • Biomechanical engineering
  • Biomedical instrumentation and imaging
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Health care engineering

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Deepen your knowledge in the subject area of your dissertation, for example, in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, telematics, biomechanics, biology or medicine
  • Gain experience using scientific methods applied in the engineering and natural science fields
  • Attend courses offered at Austrian or other international universities
  • Meet regularly with your dissertation supervisor in order to exchange information, for example, to describe ideas and preliminary results, hold discussions or receive suggestions for relevant contacts in your field of study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completion of a subject-related diploma or master’s programme in engineering sciences or natural sciences at a university or
  • completion of another degree programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution that is equivalent to the aforementioned degree programmes or
  • completion of a degree programme at a recognised Austrian or foreign post-secondary educational institution in combination with supplementary curricular requirements or

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Graz

846 - 1191 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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