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This Biomaterials Science programme offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences utilises English-language teaching and begins with a general introduction into materials science and engineering.


This includes basic chemistry, materials properties and their production, as well as materials analysis and simulation while maintaining an industrial context. The interfaces between materials and biological systems are considered in units on natural, biodegradable and biocompatible materials.

Students can tailor the focus of their own degree through their choice of elective modules and themes of their work placements, projects and bachelor‘s theses. The Biomaterials Science degree is completed with units in recycling and ecology as well as modules in applied economics and management.

Career Paths

The Biomaterials Science course offered by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences teaches knowledge and methods in materials science, making it suitable for career paths in development, production, processing and testing of classical and novel materials. Additional foci on costs, ecology and the various interfaces with biological systems broaden the career spectrum. 

Graduates of Biomaterials Science are qualified for a wide range of careers. These include, among others, the materials processing industries; the pharmaceutical and medical industries; food processing; vehicle production as well as furniture design or the leisure industry. Other possible career paths can be found in environmental analysis, recycling, materials testing and in many nongovernmental organisations (NGOs). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Physics
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Introduction to Biomaterials Science
  • Advanced Physics
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Metallic Materials and Testing
  • Material Analysis
  • Cell Biology and Microbiology
  • Non-metallic Materials

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines


210 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Documents establishing your university entrance qualification
  • Language requirements: If applying to a degree programme in English, you must submit a valid B2 English language certificate. German language certificates are not required to enrol in a degree programme taught in English.
  • Internship requirement: All students at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences must complete an 8-week internship before the end of the third semester.

Tuition Fee

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Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences does not charge any tuition.

Living costs for Kleve

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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