Study Optical Technologies in Germany: 7 Universities with 8 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

Updated: 10-21-2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Getting a Master’s degree in Optical Technologies in Germany is a unique opportunity to advance your career. Graduates of this field are well prepared to start their career in Germany or abroad as the graduate curriculum often includes a mandatory internship and holds close corporations with industry partners. Companies based in Germany, such as Bosch or VW, have a high demand for experts in Optical Technologies.

Furthermore, Germany’s research landscape in this field is highly developed and internationally renowned. Students looking to pursue a career in academia will find excellent opportunities to do so, for example at the Max Planck School of Photonics.

There is a small number of English-taught Master degrees in Optical Technologies. Browse your options in the StudyFinder!

Overview

8

Study Programs in English

7

Universities

5

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (7 programs for EU citizens, 4 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

3,500 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between April 15 and September 15

Summer Semester

between May 30 and July 15

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Top-ranked German Universities in Optical Technologies

#116QS World University Rankings
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.24,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 € (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #175, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300
#183Times Higher Education Ranking
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

public University

No. of Students: approx.38,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300, QS World University Rankings #299

Tuition fees

7
4
3
0
1
0

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

No Programs open for application

2 Programs open for application

Application Requirements

Master’s degrees in Optical Technologies typically admit students who have an academic degree in the Natural Sciences, such as Physics, Chemistry or Biology; Engineering Sciences are also relevant such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science. Advanced knowledge in Mathematics is often required. For most programs, entrance tests or interviews are not part of the admission process, students must simply submit required documents (first degree certificate and a transcript of records). These typically include your CV, a letter of motivation and sometimes letters of reference. Additionally, you will have to prove your English language abilities with a language certificate.

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
50% local admission restriction (local NC)
50% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

100% directly at University
0% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

5.5 (1 program)

Minimum

79 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (5 programs)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (5 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

5.5 (1 program)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

79 (1 program)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (5 programs)

Maximum

0 (5 programs)

Program Features

3-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

62.5%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

37.5%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Optical Technologies

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Aalen University

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 5,900

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Coburg University

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 5,500

Program Fees: 3,500 €

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

public Technical University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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