About us

The Light Sciences and Technologies Graduate Program of the University of Bordeaux provides an interdisciplinary, innovative and international training program from Master to Doctorate.

The field of Photonics has the capacity to address some of the greatest revolutions of the 21st century, in energy, health sciences, advanced manufacturing, ICT, security or environmental protection...

Brahim Lounis  — Scientific director

Photonics, or sciences of Light, is recognized as one of the six Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) by the European Commission, providing the basis for innovation and enabling the increase of productivity and technology deployment for a competitive and sustainable economy. Its fast scientific evolution, as well as its combination with other technologies and the development of new solutions will generate rapid market expansion. Such enabling technology covers applications such as advanced manufacturing, information and communication technologies, energy, health, security and environment. This calls for highly-trained future researchers and engineers in order to meet the increasing needs of the R&D sector. 

Strengths of the program

  • Integrated and interdisciplinary education program provided by academic and industrial experts
  • Immersive training in research laboratories and the industrial R&D centers
  • Extensive hands-on training is given in state of the art research facilities and infrastructures
  • Transverse skills modules
  • International mobility and/or training in industry

The interdisciplinary graduate program in Light Sciences and Technologies focuses on three domains of excellence of the University of Bordeaux:


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Updated on 06/12/2021


Light Sciences and Technologies Graduate Program
Université de Bordeaux

Institut d’Optique d’Aquitaine
Rue François Mitterrand
33405 Talence - France

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