International Master's in Medical Informatics at the Heart of Europe

The Master of Science Program in Medical Informatics (MMI) at European Campus Rottal-Inn (ECRI) in Pfarrkirchen - a branch of the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences (THD - Technische Hochschule Deggendorf) in Bavaria, Germany - is accepting applications for entry in October 2018.

An innovative, uniquely interdisciplinary and international study program focusing on eHealth, Telemedicine and Digital Health, taught exclusively in English with no tuition fees, offers excellent and motivated graduates of biomedical and computer science disciplines from around the world, an exclusive opportunity to immerse in a highly professional and dynamic, diverse and multicultural, hard-working and proactive Health IT community right in the center of Europe, with unparalleled possibilities for studying, researching and networking, and excellent career prospects, - an opportunity to specialize in a field that is revolutionizing healthcare, medicine, and the entire society.

Don't miss your unique chance to become a specialist of the future, and to join a cohort of professionals who will be shaping the world of medicine in the decades to come.

The full-time, full-presence, 1.5-year long (3 semesters, to a total of 90 ECTS credits) MMI curriculum offers a right mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in modern Healthcare Information and Communication Technologies, through a balanced combination of lectures, seminars and class discussions, case studies, lab trainings, and additional activities such as participation in important eHealth conferences and meetings, or field visits to healthcare facilities and digital health companies. Moreover, thanks to ECRI’s international faculty and their networking with global ehealth community, MMI students also benefit from an impressive array of guest lectures, seminars and workshops by recognized thought leaders and renowned experts in the field, from different parts of the world - from Europe and North America, to South Africa and Australia.Find out more about this unique study program on the website of MMI-ECRI.

The application period is open through July 15, 2018.

The entry requirements are: 1. Previous bachelor degree (with a minimum of 210 ECTS equivalents) in any Health Science (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, etc.) or Computer / Information Science discipline; 2. Excellent command of English; and 3. Ability to relocate to Germany in September-October 2018, and to sustain living there for the duration of the study program (a minimum of 18 months). [Several full or partial scholarships per year are usually available on a competitive basis.]

Please note that admission to the program is highly competitive, as the number of applications is typically up to 10 times the number of seats available.

Details on the application procedure can be found here

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