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Welcome to the KSOP - Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

Multidisciplinary Environment for First-Class Research, Education, and Innovation.

The terms Optics & Photonics are derived from the Greek optikós, referring to vision and photon which means light. Hence, the areas of Optics & Photonics cover the research relating to light including its use in many modern industries.

The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) offers English language Master and Doctorate Programs in Optics & Photonics.



KIT ranking
KIT listed amongst Top 100 Universities worldwide!

In the QS World University Ranking KIT achieved very good results. Amongst German universities KIT came in at fourth place.

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10 Years of KSOP!

On December 7, 2016 we will be celebrating KSOP’s anniversary in an invitation-only event. Our keynote speaker ist Prof. Dr. Ferenc Krausz.

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How to Turn Green Light Blue
How to Turn Green Light Blue

KIT and KSOP researchers open up new possibilities for Solar Cells and LEDs with their piggyback-structured Metal-Organic Frameworks.

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Career Fair
KSOP Career Fair - Save the date!

On November 30th you have the chance to get to know companies from the optics & photonics industry in the Hector Auditorium.

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