Take your organization’s photonics knowledge to the next level!

Photonics Center provides the continuing photonics education from vocational to doctoral studies adapted to meet the company’s needs. The location within the Institute of Photonics at the University of Eastern Finland guarantees excellent opportunities for research cooperation and top professionals. The collaborative operating environment spreads topical information and know-how between individuals, companies and educational institutions of the industry.

Whether you need a certain know-how to technical training or business development, we offer training with content that corresponds to the needs and supports the goals of your company.

Photonics Center offers specific education and training for optical design and manufacturing and precision engineering and diamond machined for precision optics. We also provide training on topics such as:

  • Fundamentals of photonics
  • Cleanroom training
  • Laser safety
  • Optical design
  • High speed milling and mold manufacturing
  • Optical Component Manufacturing
  • Business Development

Continuous learning and training are produced by the Institute of Photonics (UEF), Karelia University of Applied Sciences and Riveria Vocational School.

For more information on the UEF Institute of Photonics’ continuous learning, visit the service producer’s website.

For more information on the Karelia University of Applied Sciences’ continuous learning, visit the service producers’ websites:

University of Eastern Finland

The unique Institute of Photonics boasts world-class facilities and provides education from summer courses and day trainings to doctoral studies in close collaboration with businesses.

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Karelia University of Applied Sciences

Karelia UAS provides bachelor’s degree education, continuing education, expert services as well as product development and testing in the field of photonics. Education and development environment has been specifically designed to meet the needs of the manufacturing industry.

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Versatile and practical vocational continuing education to meet the constantly growing labour needs in the field of photonics.

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