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Welcome to the Department of Photonics Engineering – A dynamic department with a wide range of research within the field of light.


The department also offers a variety of exciting educations. These include a BSc in Network Technology & IT, a MSc in Photonics Engineering and a MSc in Telecommunication.





In the media

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The International Light Year 2015


The International Light Year 2015 has been celebrated with style this past year. The celebration resulted in a number of events that focused on light as a source for better health and sustainability. This included ‘Reflections from the International Year of Light 2015 Book’, prepared by SPIE.

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DTU Open House, March 3rd 2016

Visit DTU at Open House 2016

On March 3rd 2016, DTU will open its doors at Open House 2016. You will get a unique opportunity to learn more about the Department of Photonics Engineering when “IT and Network Technology” takes you behind the surface.

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Bridging the gap

Project 'Bridging the Gap'


Bridging the Gap (BtG) is a 2-year project funded by The Danish Industry Foundation. The goal of Bridging the Gap has been to create a new innovation model which will increase the rate at which Danish universities can spinout new technology ventures.


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A film about our work (3:31)

We make the future a little brighter