Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

MSc in Optics & Photonics

Do you have a first degree in natural or engineering sciences? Are you looking for a Master Program that bridges your undergraduate optics classes with the in-depth knowledge that is essential for cutting-edge research?
Master Optics

With study plans tailored to your needs, the KSOP Master Program prepares you for an exciting career in the field of Optics & Photonics. Graduates are equally prepared for a career in industry or academia.

Each year, 40 students receive the unique opportunity to study at the world-wide renowned Graduate School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). 

Check out the curriculum for more information on the program structure. Additionally, you can find out whether there is a KSOP Ambassador close to your location, whom you can contact for more information. Here you find our program flyer or if you decide to apply directly, click here.

An eight-week internship will take place either between the 2nd & 3rd semester or between the 3rd & 4th semester. This internship is credited with 12 ECTS.

*Suitable B.Sc.: Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Optics & Photonics, Computer Science, Biology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering

Apply today for a Master's in Optics and Photonics at KSOP! We are now accepting applications until April 30, 2021. For more information on how to apply, click here.


Due to the restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 2021 application phase we are allowing all documents to be submitted online. After finishing your application through the online application tool, please submit the documents as a PDF in one email to admissions-KSOP∂idschools.kit.edu.

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