Optics and Photonics Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Delve into the captivating world of Optics & Photonics with our Master of Science program, offering a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications. With a regular program length of 2 years leading to a “Master of Science (M.Sc.)” degree and 120 credit points (ECTS) to complete, students embark on a transformative journey that prepares them for a dynamic career in this rapidly evolving field.


At the heart of our Master’s program lies a commitment to intense scientific education and interdisciplinary skill acquisition. Through a carefully curated curriculum, students gain a comprehensive understanding of Optics & Photonics, from foundational theory to cutting-edge applications. With a focus on research-oriented competencies and practical skills development, graduates emerge ready to tackle complex challenges and drive innovation in scientific institutions or industry settings.

Admission Requirements

  • Above-average bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or natural sciences (minimum of 180 ECTS credit points and at least 3 years program length)
  • Acceptable degree programs include Optics and Photonics, Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology (with Mathematics as a minor), Mathematics (with Physics as a minor), and Computer Sciences (with Physics as a minor).
  • Introduction phase (1st semester)
  • Immersion phase (2nd semester)
  • Specialization phase (3rd semester)
    • Emphasis on Photonic Materials & Devices, Quantum Optics & Spectroscopy, Biomedical Photonics, Optical Systems, or Solar Energy

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Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni are equipped with the expertise and skills needed to thrive in diverse career paths within the field of Optics & Photonics. Whether pursuing roles in research institutions, technology companies, or academic settings, graduates leverage their interdisciplinary knowledge to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of science and technology.

Visa Requirements:

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