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Graduate School of the KIT
Judith Elsner
Dr.-Ing. Judith Elsner
Managing Director

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+49 (0)721 608-47880 

 Prof. Dr. Christian Koos
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Koos
Teratronics Speaker, Member of Coordination Committee

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+49 (0)721 608-42491

Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics/ Institute of Microstructure Technology 

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Graduate Office

Schlossplatz 19

76131 Karlsruhe | Germany

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The Helmholtz International Research School for Teratronics was established in 2012 to educate a new generation of researchers and developers with competences in the entire electromagnetic spectrum.

Joining the PhD program offered by our Helmholtz International School for Teratronics, brings you many advantages!  You will...



  • gain great experience due to the HIRST expertise and research focus on Teratronics.

  • benefit from the ANKA facility  of the KIT, which is one of the few synchrotron radiation sources in the world.

  • be part of a team of experts.

  • take advantage of our close relations to leading industrial companies.

  • be given excellent support during the whole program by supervisors and mentors.

  • live in Karlsruhe, a city that combines the so-called Technology Region with a fantastic living environment.