Program factsheet

  • Academic cooperation: Unique academic collaboration including clinicians and researchers from Liryc (Electrophysiology and Heart Modeling Institute) and Bordeaux University Hospital as well as international world-renowned experts and speakers from the industry.
  • Admission requirements: 
    • French medical students must have a validated DFASM3 or DFASP2 (advanced medical or pharmaceutical science training degrees)
    • EU/FR students and non-EU students must have completed a 4 year degree in the field of medical/biomedical/biological science, veterinary science or pharmaceutical science or engineering (including CPGE (Preparatory classes for Grandes Ecoles for French students)
  • Program duration: 1 year, including an internship (60 ECTS).
  • Language requirements: This program is taught entirely in English. Excellent proficiency in English is therefore required. Students whose native language is not English must provide a TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS certification: TOEFL score of 550/213/80, TOEIC score of 900-990 or IELTS score of 6.0.
  • Level: International Master (year 2) of Science in Cardiac EP - Electromechanical Heart Diseases.
  • Tuition fees: Annual registration fees for all selected applicants are calculated according to the rules and regulations of the University of Bordeaux (approximately 400€).

Program outline

The Master in Cardiac EP - Electromechanical Heart Diseases provides research and innovation-based training for versatile, high-level specialists in the field of electrophysiology and cardiac bioengineering. The Master brings a global and transversal approach to all pathologies, including a cardiac electrophysiological component.

Program structure

Semester 1 - Didactic session (30 ECTS)

Core program

  • Cardiac physiology and pathophysiology, signal acquisition & treatment, modelisation, cardiac imaging
  • Electromechanical heart diseases: heart failure, supraventricular arrhythmia, ventricular arrhythmia & sudden death
  • Treatments of electromechanical heart diseases (treatments of heart failure, heart stimulation, ablation and pharmacological treatment of arrhythmias)
  • Regulation and innovation economics
  • Technological and therapeutic innovations
  • Scientific communication skills

Hands-on group projects

  • Heart failure, bioenergetics and stimulation
  • Cardiac electrophysiology and arrhythmias
  • Cardiac devices

Semester 2 - Internship (30 ECTS)

  • Internship within a research laboratory, hospital department or within the industrial sector.

How to apply?

> Please consult the application file with this link


  • 25th April - 20th June 2022: applications 
  • 22nd June 2022: evaluation of applications by the Pedagogical Commission
  • 24th June 2022: notification of results to candidates 

Selection criteria:

  • Student's training
  • Grades and assessments obtained
  • Motivations of the candidate and his/her ability to present the reasons for his/her application (professional project)
  • Professional career path for those already in employment (if applicable)

Please note: the number of students selected for the Master program is limited (12 students maximum).

Updated on 04/05/2022


Myriam Ducos
Project Manager, Cardiac EP Graduate Program

Talence Campus – A33 building – Office 62
351 cours de la Libération
33405 Talence Cedex

+33 (0)5 40 00 29 72
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