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The Program at a Glance
Who: Two Universities,one Research Center and one Medical Center  
Where: Heraklion and Chania,Crete  
When: Applications start on April 2021 and lectures to start September 2021 
Duration/Credits: 15 Months (90 ECTS) or 24 Months (120 ECTS)  
  • Great employment opportunities: The US Department of Labor has ranked the bio-medical engineering profession as one of the top jobs with a projected growth rate of almost 27%. For comparison, the job growth rate for all other engineering jobs is 9%
  • A pleasant job: “TIME” Magazine characterizes the work of Bio-Medical Engineer as a high-level work of low stress
  • In a growing industry: By 2025 global medical technology revenue is expected to be around $ 2.69 trillion. The European Union has occupied an important position in the world biomedical technology market, accounting for 28% of the world market, while the European medical technology industry employs more than 650,000 people.
  • Where innovation prevails: in 2015, more than 12,400 patent applications were filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) in the field of biomedical technology, which makes up 7.8% of the total number of applications and is the largest, as a percentage and absolute number, by any other field of Engineering.