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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.



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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Application Portal for Max Planck Schools is Open

The application portal for the Max Planck Schools of Photonics is open until December 15, 2019. 

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KSOP Alumni Runs a Start-up Company

Congratulations to Dr. Uwe Bog, who together with a multidisciplinary team is running a high-tech start-up, GmbH.

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KSOP Coordinator Becomes OSA Fellow

Congratulations to KSOP Coordinator Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lemmer in becoming a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA)! He received this honor for "developing a vision for an international education program in optics that appreciates its importance as an enabling technology."

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KSOP Alumna Wins Prize at CLEO-Europe

KSOP Alumna Ileana-Cristina Benea-Chelmus received the 2019 EPS-QEOD Thesis Prizes for fundamental aspects at the CLEO-Europe Munich. Congratulations!

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