Welcome to the KSOP - Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

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

The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP), Graduate School at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, provides both multidisciplinary Master and Doctorate Programs in Optics & Photonics taught in English. The educational concept is designed to qualify students for accelerated careers at world leading academic institutions and in high-technology industries. KSOP also has a strong focus on research which shows by the many publications, patents, awards and more that have been achieved by KSOP students, alumni, professors, and members.

Students benefit from cooperations with the Optics industry. Partnerships with global corporations such as ZEISS, Polytec, and BOSCH, as well as with small and medium-sized enterprises facilitate their first career steps for those who are heading towards the industry. On top, KSOP provides its students with additional career training, networking events, free language courses and state of the art labs.


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Best Poster and Speaker Award

Congratulations to those who received the KSOP-QMat Summer School 2020 Best Poster and Best Speaker awards!

Prof. Dr. Andrew Forbes received the best speaker award and the winners of the best poster award are Aristeidis Lamprianidis, Denis Jankovic, Sören Bieling, Marc Hippler, Hao Jia, Alexander Anton, Robert Huber and Somayeh Moghadamzadeh. 

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KSOP Alumni Wins Award

Congratulations to KSOP Alumni Dr. Tobias Abzieher for receiving the "Verleihung des Gips-Schüle-Nachwuchspreises 2020" award. He received the award for his work in the research of novel solar cells and perovskite solar cells.

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Corona Virus

For updated information about the Corona Virus in regards to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), please visit their FAQ website.

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