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Hochschule Schmalkalden HealthTech - Intelligent Assistance Systems in Health, Medicine and Nursing (B.Sc.)
Hochschule Schmalkalden

HealthTech - Intelligent Assistance Systems in Health, Medicine and Nursing (B.Sc.)

Schmalkalden, Germany

7 Semesters


Full time

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The constant change in our society brings with it some challenges for the healthcare sector and new requirements for medical technology:

  • Aging population
  • Lack of nurses
  • Independent living at home into old age
  • Promotion of preventive health measures
  • Supply bottlenecks in rural areas
  • Health trends like self-tracking

That is why the need for supportive assistance systems and biofeedback technologies that record biometric data will increase in the future. Technical innovations are required that are accessible to everyone, regardless of age and place of residence. Medical technology must become more mobile and holistic in the future.

This is exactly where the medical technology degree from Thuringia comes in and provides you with knowledge in the following areas:

  • Health technology
  • Medical technology
  • Care technology
Type of study: Full time, no NC
Duration of study: 7 semesters
Lecture language: German
Graduation: Bachelor of Science
ECTS: 210
next start of studies: each winter semester
Application deadline: 07/15/2021


The HealthTech course rounds off the classic engineering course with a focus on health, nursing and medical technology studies. In order to provide students with a practice-oriented education, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering works with the following cooperation partners from Thuringia:

  • Elisabeth Klinikum Schmalkalden (Head Physician Priv.Doz.Dr. med.Atila Yilmaz)
  • Evangelical Elderly Aid Center Steinbach-Hallenberg


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