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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.




Background Suppression for Super-resolution Light Microscopy
Background Suppression for Super-resolution Light Microscopy

Prof. Nienhaus and his group have developed a new fluorescence microscopy method: STEDD. This method produces images of highest resolution with suppressed background.

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Erasmus Mundus
Master Europhotonics

Do you want to study in three different European countries? Apply till March 2nd for the Erasmus Mundus EUROPHOTONICS M.Sc. Program!

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SPIE Scholarship
SPIE Scholarship

The international society for optics and photonics (SPIE) offers scholarships to SPIE student members located anywhere in the world.

Apply till February 15!
Study abroad!
Study abroad with KSOP!

Thanks to a new agreement KSOP students can do their 3rd semester in Marseille or Barcelona or write their Master's thesis at Ghent University.

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