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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.





KSOP MSc Online Info Session

On March 1st at 9:30 am (CET) KSOP will be holding an informational webinar about our Master's Program. Participants can have their questions answered, learn about the application process and student life in Karlsruhe.

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Nanoscribe Receives the DPG Technology Transfer Award

The Institute of Nanotechnology, the Innovation- and Relations-Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) as well as the company Nanoscribe are distinguished by the German Physical Society (DPG) for their successful transfer of scientific research into commercial products. KSOP Prof. Martin Wegener from the Institute of Nanotechnology helped with developing the technology.

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How mushrooms grow
How mushrooms grow: A movie from inside a cell

KSOP Prof. Nienhaus and his team reveal the role of vesicle transport in polar growth of fungal cells with superresolution and pulse-chase imaging.

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MSc Graduation Ceremony Registration is Now Open!

The 2018 KSOP MSc Graduation Ceremony, sponsored by ZEISS, is now open for registration! Register today!

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