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Afraid of the dark?

Study Optics & Photonics

Looking for a bright future?

Do research in Optics & Photonics

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Welcome to the KSOP - Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics

Multidisciplinary environment for first-class research, education, and innovation.

The terms optics & photonics are derived from the Greek optikós, referring to vision and photon which means light. Hence, the areas of optics & photonics cover the research relating to light, including its use in many modern industries.

The Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) offers English language Master and Doctorate Programs in Optics & Photonics.



Summer School Entrepreneurship for Researchers
Entrepreneurship for Researchers

The Summer School imparts knowledge of entrepreneurship and the realization of technology innovation.

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KSOP Summer School

The registration for this year’s Summer school is now open. Meet leading experts in the field of Optics & Photonics!

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KSOP Researchers Build Optical Invisibility Cloak

KSOP fellows have succeeded in manufacturing and testing an ideal invisibility cloak for diffusive light-scattering media.

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MBA Fundamentals

The program is a new offer for doctoral researchers of KSOP. You can work towards an MBA while still doing your research.

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