The MSc in Microsystems Engineering complies with the Bologna Declaration for European education. It provides students with an excellent education in Microsystems Engineering and qualifies them for an industrial career in research and development or further studies in a PhD programme. The programme’s highly interdisciplinary curriculum offers a wide variety of electives, ensuring that students acquire a broad spectrum of the skills needed to keep abreast with this dynamic and rapidly evolving field.
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The curriculum comprises courses in Assembly and packaging technology, Microelectronics, Micro-mechanics, MST design, Optical microsystems, Sensors, Signal processing, Dynamics of MEMS, Micro-actuators, biomedical microsystems, Micro-fluidics, MST design as well as Probability and statistics.
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In the second year, students are required to write a one-year Master's thesis, based on project work performed directly in a professor's research group, thus giving the graduate extensive, hands-on experience using state-of-the-art microsystems infrastructure.
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Microsystems, MEMS or micromachines: many names for an exciting and dynamic engineering discipline which combines expertise from areas as diverse as electrical engineering, biology, manufacturing technology and chemistry and thus allows engineers to conceive highly miniaturised, multifunctional systems used for medical and diagnostic purposes, in communication and information systems as well as in the automotive industry.
The academic and language requirements for the MSc. Microsystems Engineering programme are:
The Faculty of Engineering offers performance based part scholarships of 2400 Euro per year to the best 5 applicants (https://www.tf.uni-freiburg.de/studies/services/financialaid/crs-en).
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