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International Year of Light 2015

2015 is the International Year of Light. Optics & Photonics are driven by fascinating scientific challenges, unexpexted breakthroughs and by a huge market of more than one hundred million euro annually.

About the International Year of Light

The International Year of Light is a global initiative which will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It is an unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale. The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) is the international Graduate School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). KSOP contributes to the International Year of Light with events showing the extraordinary education and research expertise of KSOP in this fascinating world of light.


Event Date
Laboratory for pupils* 33x in 2015 More information
Girls Day**
Colloquium Fundamentale
Eröffnungsvortrag: Die Bedeutung des Lichts in Physik, Technik und Kultur
30. April 2015 More information
KIT Master Fair 24. April 2015 More information
KIT International Days 5. - 6. May 2015
Colloquium Fundamentale
Optik & Photonik: Lichtbasierte Schlüsseltechnologie für das 21. Jahrhundert
21. May 2015 More information
Colloquium Fundamentale
Podiumsdiskussion: Lichtverschmutzung – was tun gegen den Verlust der Nacht?
28. May 2015 More information
Colloquium Fundamentale
Licht ins Dunkel bringen – Sichtweisen aus Architektur und Kunst
11. June 2015 More information
Colloquium Fundamentale
Aktuelle und zukünftige Anwendungen von Licht in der Medizin
18. June 2015 More information
IONS Karlsruhe 25. June - 29. June 2015 More information
Wissenschaftsfestival EFFEKTE 2015 27. June 2015 More information
Congress LASER World of PHOTONICS 21. - 25. June 2015 More information
Stadtleuchten 19. September 2015 More information
KIT im Rathaus 3. November 2015 More information
KSOP Career Fair 10. November 2015 More information
Karlsruhe Days of Optics & Photonics (KDOP) 24. - 25. November 2015 More information

*The Laboratory for pupils is an initiative of the Physical Institute of the KIT which offers workshops all around the specific field of photonics.

** At the Girls Day young women learn more about scientific and technical jobs. KSOP supports the Girls Day at the KIT.


KSOP International Year of Light Video Contest

You are fascinated by light? You have a passion for making movies? Take part in our video contest for the International Year of Light und win great prices!

Get all information here!