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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 Graduation 2016

On December 1, 2016 we celebrated the graduation of our Master students. We wish our new graduates, all the best for the future!

Science Slam

Don't miss Jun. Prof. Dr. Amitabh Banerji's Science Slam at KSOPs 10 year anniversay on 7th of December!

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Funding Ensured

After the end of the funding period of the Excellence Initiative II, KSOP will continue to be promoted by the DFG. Thanks to the great success of KSOP, we are convinced of a subsequent sustainable funding.

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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