Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Universitat Karlsruhe, The

M.Sc. in optics & Photonics


Schlossplatz 19

Moltkestrasse 30

Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurt 76133


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc. in optics & Photonics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program is divided into four stages providing you as a student with the necessary prerequisites (Stage I: Introduction), to give you a solid background on the most important topics within the wide and diverse fi eld of Optics & Photonics (Stage II: Core Subjects) and to let you acquire specialized knowledge in one of the four research areas (Stage III: Specialization) to be able to competently perform a six-month research project on a current topic of research (Stage IV: Masters Thesis). In addition, an 8-weeks industrial internship is scheduled between stages II and III. Admission requirements In order to be admitted to the M.Sc. Program in Optics & Photonics, the following requirements are necessary: • Appropriate qualifi cation for university entrance (e.g. Abitur, High School Diploma, Bac.) • Above average Bachelor degree or an equivalent degree in the fi eld of science or engineering. Permitted study courses are Optics & Photonics, physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biology (with mathematics as a minor subject), mathematics (with physics as minor subject) and information technology (with physics as minor subject). The examination board can decide on the permission of other study courses. • If the Bachelor degree is not yet available at the closing date for applications but will be completed before registration, candidates can apply with a preliminary transcript of records. • Since courses are presented in English, foreign applicants must pass the TOEFL Examination with a minimum of 570 points pb, 260 points cb and 88 points ibt or IELTS band 6,5.
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