Lasers and Photonics, Master 1 subject

  • 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?


Master of Science
Winter- and summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...
students are involved in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research right right from the start, are involved in high-ranking publications, can visit our research partners all over the world and complete an international degree program.
It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • Optical metrology and imaging
  • Modern laser systems
  • Ultra-short pulse lasers and femtosecond technology
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Terahertz technology
  • Spectroscopy
  • Laser material processing
  • Semiconductor optics
Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • substantial understanding of physics and mathematics
  • excellent English language skills


  • logical reasoning
  • understanding technological principles
  • making new discoveries and creating new designs
  • 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 or Medical Engineering
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work

  • as researchers
  • as developers
  • as consultanty providers
  • as project managers
  • as executive staff
And else?
An internship ...

​in industry can be completed voluntarily. Various laboratory internships and practical projects can be carried out as part of the course, guaranteeing an application-oriented course of study.

Studying abroad ... can be covered voluntarily.
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Studienfachberatung Laser and Photonics
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