The psychomotor functions of a human being may be impaired, regardless of age, gender or origin. Physiotherapists help patients to restore lost function(s) or to deal more effectively with functional limitations. They also provide preventive support and advice that helps to improve the health of the population.
Potential students should like working with their hands, and have the ability to feel and «grasp» in the truest sense of the word. A good previous knowledge of the natural life sciences is essential. Students should also be willing to coordinate the therapy with their patients, to provide scientific reasons for the clinical decisions taken, and to work closely with physicians and other key members of the healthcare team.
Full-time studies are followed by a compulsory additional clinical practice
module lasting ten months.
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