High-quality teaching based on world-class research.
Tampere University has a long tradition of photonics research and teaching. Photonics has been offered as a specialization in Advanced Engineering Physics for twenty years. The photonics degree programmes are closely connected to the world-class research done at Tampere University.
International Master's Degree programme in Photonics Technology
Tampere University offers the international Master’s Degree Programme in Photonics Technologies. The program gives students in-depth knowledge about Photonics as a whole: from the most basic concepts to advanced technologies, and the necessary background to become technology experts, researchers, or managers.
Extensive knowledge about photonics
The students will gain extensive knowledge about multiple aspects of photonics, including:
- fundamental light-matter interactions
- laser physics
- nonlinear dynamics
- design of optical systems
- semiconductor technologies
- advanced nanofabrication methods
- measurement techniques
The programme offers students the possibility to specialize in Ultrafast Photonics and Lasers or in Photonic Materials.
EUROPHOTONICS Joint Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree programme
Tampere University is also a partner in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree EUROPHOTONICS organized together by five European Universities. In the EUROPHOTONICS programme students study in at least two European partner Universities. One of the specialization tracks is offered at Tampere University.
The Europhotonics Master program is organized by the following European institutions:
- Aix-Marseille Université (France) (Coordinator)
- Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
- Barcelona Universities (Spain)
- Tampere University (Finland)
- Vilnius University (Lithuania)
Complete your degree in different universities
In this high-quality European joint programme the students get to complete their degree in different universities according to their specialization interest in photonics. The Erasmus Mundus status is a prestigious European quality label awarded to joint degree programmes by the European Commission.