The basic intention of the “Optics & Photonics” course within the framework of the KIT mission statement of study and teaching is intensive scientific and research-oriented training and the acquisition of interdisciplinary skills. The aim of the course is to train students in the international environment of the Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) for a career in scientific institutions or in the industry in the expanding field of optics & photonics. The curriculum therefore includes
This carefully compiled curriculum with a wide range of basic principles, diverse options, and intensive profile formation enables students to independently identify current and future problems in the scientific and industrial environment at the end of their studies, work on complex issues, and develop sustainable solutions with the help of scientific methods.
The prerequisite for admission is a bachelor's degree with above-average success or at least an equivalent degree from an engineering or natural science degree, whereby the degree must have been completed with at least 180 ECTS points within a standard period of at least three years. The following courses are accepted as admission requirements:
You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.sle.kit.edu/vorstudium/master-optics-photonics.php
The course is taught in English. The coursework and examinations are to be provided in English.
The course is divided into:
The course ends with the master’s thesis in the 4th semester, which takes six months to complete.