International research mobility
These mobilities are fed by different and alternating funding and scholarship programs and exhibit a key element for guaranteeing a truly international doctoral research training group and an almost mandatory element in the training of every single doctoral track. Practically all doctoral researchers in our program are eligible for participating in different exchange schemes. Currently, in particular the following mobilities are being funded:
Research visits in Toronto, Montréal or Québec City in Canada
All doctoral candidates funded by or associated to the DFG-funded International Research Training Group (IRTG) 2101 "Guided light, tightly packed" have numerous opportunities to perform one or even severeal research stays at the following Canadian partners:
- University of Toronto
- Institute INRS in Montréal
- Centre d'optique, photonique et laser (COPL), Université Laval in Québec City
The GRK 2101 is ultimately research oriented and its research program focuses on optical waveguides and related technologies to confine and control light in ultra-compact devices, which allows for generating, manipulating, and sensing light with unmatched precision and efficiency. To find out about your eligibility to the program, e.g. in terms of an associated status, please the GRK 2101 coordinator, Dr. Anna Späthe ().
Research visits at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia
Many researchers of the Australian National University (ANU), one of the most prestigious Universities in the world, and ACP/ASP have built an active cooperation in various fields of physics and photonics substantiated by numerous mobility projects and, last but not least, a long lasting joint science track. Many ANU and ACP scientists have already been working and teaching at the partner institution for durations between a few weeks and several years. These exchanges of scientific staff at all career levels was based on different mobility funding schemes over the years. Currently, different travel and research visit schemes are available for doctoral candidates via two programs funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). To inquire your eligibility, please contact Jun. Prof. Isabelle Staude () or Prof. Thomas Pertsch ().
Research visits at the National Taiwan University
Already for many years, ASP is fostering a vivid exchange of researchers, ideas and projects with the National Taiwan University and the National Central University, both located in Taipeh, and in the grand field of nanophotonics. To inquire your options as an ACP scientist for participating in a short-term or long-term research stay in Taipeh, please approach Dr. Frank Setzpfandt ().
Research and teaching visits at the University of Bordeaux, France
Our Erasmus+ program for mobilities on the Master's degree level with the M.Sc. Light Sciences and Technologies program of the University of Bordeaux and at the LAPHIA Cluster of Excellence in Photonics is complemented by the possibility of Erasmus+-funded, one-week research and teaching visits at the same location.
- General information provided by the University of Bordeaux
- General information about the Cluster of Excellence on Photonic LAPHIA in Bordeaux
Research and teaching visits at the Delft Technical University in The Netherlands
Our Erasmus+ program for mobilities on the Master's degree level with the M.Sc. Applied Physics at the Technical University in Delft is complemented by the possibility of Erasmus+-funded, one-week research and teaching visits in Delft. To inquire your options as an ACP scientist for researching or teaching in Delft, please approach Prof. Herbert Gross ().