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M.Sc. Photonics

An interfaculty Master programme Medical Photonics is offered at Jena University from winter term 2016/2017 on.

MSc Medical Photonics

The course conveys broad basis of knowledge in biomedicine as well as in natural sciences and mathematics and a deep insight in the fields of microscopy, spectroscopy, diagnostics, and clinical applications of photonics. 

The Master of Science in Medical Photonics prepares students for a science-based and research-oriented occupation in the field of medical optics and photonics and enables them join university graduate schools.

Key facts MSc Medical Photonics:

Application requirements: First degree in chemistry, physics, Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine (Human) or equivalent, above-average GPA

Program duration: two years (full-time study)

Tuition fees: none

Languages of instruction: English

Application deadline: May 31

Detailed information:


For subject related questions (responsible for the master programme):

Dr. Holger Babovsky
Course Coordinator
Tel: +49-3641-9-47660

For general questions (application/enrolment process, framework conditions):

Master Service Centre
Tel: +49-3641-9-31126

M.Sc. Photonics

The Abbe School of Photonics at the Jena University provides a Master Course "Photonics". In the Curriculum, elective courses "Biomedical Imaging" and "Biophotonics" are offered for specialization.

Additional courses "Ophthalmology" and "Microscopy in life science" will be established.

Further information about the master program and admission requirements.

A new master program "Medical Photonics" is expected to start in winter term 2015/16.


The working groups refer to open positions for PhD students.

Graduate Schools Abbe School of Photonics, Jena School for Microbial Communication, Jena School of Molecular Medicine offer attractive study programs combining disciplinary and interdisciplinary topics.