Laser and Photonics

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How can data transmission be accelerated?
  • How can data storage become more efficient?
  • How can material processing be optimised?
  • How can optical imaging be optimised?
  • How can laser production become more efficient, faster and more powerful?

Degree programmes


Laser and Photonics, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

students are given the opportunity to participate in industry-leading interdisciplinary research projects and top-ranking publications and to visit our research partners worldwide from the outset.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Semiconductor lasers
  • Terahertz technology
  • State-of-the-art optics and measurement technology
  • Optical spectroscopy and new materials
  • Micromanipulation and spectroscopy
  • Micro structuring and composites
  • Photovoltaics and thin layer chromatography

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
substantial understanding of physics and mathematics, excellent English-language skills
... enjoy:
logical reasoning, understanding technological principles, making new discoveries and creating new designs, and promoting innovation
... struggle through:
different problems and scientific issues in the fields of optics and photonics

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • related subjects such as Material Science
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • as researchers
  • as developers
  • as consultancy providers
  • as project managers
  • as executive staff

And else?

An internship ...

is optional.

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dipl.-Ing. Biljana Cubaleska
Building, Room: ID 1/611
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-29474
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Lasers and Photonics
Building, Room: ID 05/639
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23931
Website Fachschaft


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: English

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