Today, optics is widely regarded as one of the most important key technologies for this century.
SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network with worldwide leading experts in order to promote innovation and leadership.
In a worldwide network, internationally renowned scientists act as instructors, guest professors or hosts for doctoral candidates during internships abroad.
Optical Metrology, Optical Material Processing, Optics in Medicine, Optics in Communication and Information Technology, Optical Materials and Systems, and Computational Optics.
Education and research at SAOT is accompanied by international workshops, seminars, academies, and key qualification courses.