In addition to scientific education and research training, the participants of the school will attend dedicated courses and lectures in topics such as societal impacts of security, ethical aspects, security and economy, security scenarios, etc., which are indispensable for the successful development and implementation of security technologies. The central research topics regarding the social distribution of security relevant measures and technologies are technology acceptance and society-driven dynamics of technological innovations.

  • Basic Courses in physics, electrical engineering and information technology (mandatory): qualify doctoral students for an interdisciplinary research work and an integrated project approach

  • Introductory Lectures on security technologies (mandatory): familiarize the students with the diverse aspects of civil security

  • Advanced Lectures on security technologies (mandatory):  provide the students with an in depth understanding of optical and photonic security systems and information and communication technologies

  • Student Seminar (mandatory):  presentation of research project, presentation of original papers/scientific topics by the students, training of presentation techniques, identify and present the ethical, legal and social aspects of their research with respect to civil security

  • Soft Skill Training organized by HGF (mandatory)

  • Summer/Winter School (mandatory): Participants are the doctoral students, members of the faculty and invited lecturers, study in a concentrated atmosphere 

  • Active participation Scientific Conferences (mandatory)

  • Additional soft skill training based on individual needs (provided by DLRs graduate program, e.g. project management, optional)

  • Industry Internship (optional): on the basis of established cooperations between DLR/TUB and industry

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