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.

Due to the restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 2021 M.Sc. application phase we are allowing all documents to be submitted online. After submitting your application through the online application tool, please submit the documents to admissions-KSOP∂idschools.kit.edu. Click here for more information.


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Online Info Sessions for KSOP Master Program

Register today for one of the KSOP's free Online Info Sessions on the Master's in Optics and Photonics program. 

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Apply Today: Master's in Optics & Photonics

The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) is accepting applications until April 30, 2021, for the Master of Science in Optics and Photonics program. Apply to the international, interdisciplinary program - taught completely in English!

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