- Participating Institutions
Light plays a key role in the research carried out at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, both for the deeper understanding of quantum matter and for the development of novel concepts, measuring techniques and light sources which have consequences for many applications – from communication to the latest diagnostic equipment.
LMU, the University in the heart of Munich, is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions. Since it's founding in 1472, LMU has attracted inspired scholars and talented students from all over the world. With more than 60.000 students and post-graduates and over 4.000 academic staff members, it is the secound-largest university in Germany and has a wide range of degree programs, with 150 subjects available in numerous combinations.
TUM is one of Europe’s top universities; it was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence. With a strong focus on natural sciences, engineering, life sciences and medicine, TUM is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education and the active promotion of promising young scientists. The university also forges strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. TUM’s 13 departments provide an excellent environment for research and for the education of nearly 40.000 students.