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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. 

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.

The KSOP M.Sc. in Optics & Photonics program is now accepting applications!



India: Join DAAD Webinar

Study Optics & Photonics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. Register for the free webinar on Thursday, February 13 at 10:30am (GMT +1) to learn more about our Master program in Optics & Photonics.

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Indonesia: Join DAAD Webinar

Brighten Your Future with a Master in Optics & Photonics. Register for the free webinar on Monday, February 3 at 15:30 (WIB/GMT +7) to learn more about our Master program.

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Business Innovation Lecture

Register today for the lecture "Business Innovation in Optics & Photonics" where you will learn from the innovation experts of ZEISS and get in touch with an attractive employer. The best teams get the chance to continue working on their projects after the lecture in the student lab of the newly built ZEISS InnovationHub at KIT Campus North. The lecture is open to Bachelor, Master and PhD students.

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Michael Kaschke is New Chairman of the KIT Supervisory Board.

Congratulations to Michael Kaschke, CEO of ZEISS Group, in becoming a new chairman of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)'s Supervisory Board. ZEISS is a longstanding partner of the KIT and KSOP.

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Best Publication Award 2019

Congratulations to Aso Rahimzadegan, Marc Hippler, Saba Gharibzadeh, Tobias Frenzel, and Tobias Messer for receiving KSOP's Best Publication Award 2019!

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Women in Photonics Event

Register until November 27, 2019 for the next Women in Photonics meeting, held on December 5, 2019 by Zeiss in Oberkochen, Germany.

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