Medical Physics, Master 1 subject

  • Which physical principles constitute the basis of medical analysis and therapy processes?
  • How do imaging processes work in medical applications?
  • How can theory and simulation help find answers for medical and biological questions?
  • How can I become a medical physics expert (MPE) in clinical healthcare?


Master of Science
Winter- and summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Not restricted, application at the faculty required
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...
Students have the opportunity to continue their scientific education in exciting specialties of medical physics.
It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • Applied physics in medical science
  • Clinical medical physics
  • Neuroinformatics
  • Biophysics
  • Acceleration physics
  • Imaging techniques
Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,
  • comprehensive qualifications in physics or medical physics acquired in a BA degree programme


  • interdisciplinary questions
  • promising research and a growing area of specialization

struggle through:

  • courses at different faculties (physics, electrical engineering, medicine, biology) and at two different universities (RUB, TU Dortmund)
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Physics and Physics (direct access)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physics (with conditions if applicable)
  • Graduates of Bachelor's programmes in natural sciences, mathematics and engineering (with conditions if applicable)
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in clinics and medical facilities
  • in scientific areas such as research and development
  • in companies for medical technology product
And else?
An internship ...

is mandatory.

Studying abroad ... is recommended.
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Dr. Florian Feldbauer
Building, Room: NB 2/134
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23563
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Physik
Building, Room: NB 02/174
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23991
Website Fachschaft


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