Study MSE Photonics at OST

MSE Photonics

Practical study: Your lecturers work intensively with the industry and research fields – you benefit from up-to-date teaching content.

Tailor-made specialisation: Design your studies in line with your personal interests and goals.

Part-time study: Set your own schedule to suit your circumstances and study at your own pace.

At a Glance


Master of Science in Engineering fosusing on Photonics

Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

part-time possible

ECTS points


Course focus

  • Modern laser based precision manufacturing
  • Optical Metrology and Image Processing
  • Optoelectroncs and Electrooptics
  • Design and modeling of photonic systemes
  • Microtechnologies


Rapperswil / Buchs: Subject specialisation

Zurich: Theory and context modules

Involved Institutes

Preferred Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc in Microtechnology
  • BSc in Material and Process Engineering
  • BSc in System Engineering
  • BSc in Photonics

Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible

Teaching language

German, many modules in English