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Overview

Program description:
Over the last decade, we have witnessed the appearance of a new branch of industry, info-bionics, which has already resulted in great products (gene-chips, cohclea implants for the hearing impaired, personalized medicines, neuromorphic sensing robots) within a short period, and is still developing at an amazing pace. It is the combination of two state-of-the-art technologies, informatics and biotechnology. The program has two focuses. Onfe of them comprises issues relating to engineering, electronics and informatics where the data processing of living organisms provides models for engineering solutions or computational algorithms as well as methods needed to understand life better (e.g. neural modeling, bioinformatics). The other direction includes procedures, instruments and devices aiding the measurement, control and operation of vital processes affecting living organism and the quality of human life. This program is especially important in the context of interfaces, prostheses and rehabilitation. Examples include bionic eyeglasses, brain computer interfaces, neural electrodes, leg actuation, wheelchair navigation or devices that facilitate invasive operations with only minor intervention.

Entry requirements:
BSc degree in Molecular Bionics, Biomedicine, Electrical Engineering, Engineer Informatics, Chemical Engineering, Biology or Chemistry
The diploma rate must be over 70%.

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral and written

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
After an evaluation of preliminary studies applicants with appropriate qualifications take a written electronic test covering topics in biology, chemistry and programming. The top 15 applicants are interviewed online where professional commitment, language proficiency and communication skills are examined.

Contact:
Ms Henrietta Novák
international relations coordinator
inter@itk.ppke.hu

Preparatory year available:
Yes

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
10

Link:
itk.ppke.hu/en/education/master-programs/info-bionics-engineering-msc

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States