The scientists of the Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung are involved in the field of academic education. They hold lectures at various educational institutions. They supervise doctoral, bachelor's and master's thesis at the institute, at universities and colleges.

In addition, we supervise doctoral, bachelor's and master's theses directly at the institute or at the corresponding universities and colleges. Please send your initiative application with the usual documents to the personnel department or directly to the respective contact person of the department you are interested in.

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IKZ Summer and Winter Schools

IKZ Summer Schools

focus on an academically interested research audience in the field of advanced Master students. PhD students and Postdocs.

IKZ Summer School 2018
"Solid-State Lasers"

IKZ Summer School 2019
"Quantum Computing as a Material Challange"

IKZ Summer School 2020
"Fundamentals of Vapor-Phase Thin Film Deposition"

IKZ Summer School 2021
"Oxides for Electronic Applications"



IKZ Winter Schools

also serve to inform an industrial audience about new developments in the research and development of crystalline materials and to train colleagues with professional experience.

IKZ Winter School 2019
"International Lectures on Crystal Growth - Methods, Thermodydnamics, Kinetics, Transport, Defects"

IKZ Winter School 2020
"Synergy of Experimental and Numerical Studies for Crystal Growth of Bulk Semiconductors"

IKZ Winter School 2021
"Layer Transfer Technologies – from artificial crystals to novel applications"


Teaching in summer semester 2022

Crystal Growth: Experiments on Crystal Growth and Measuring Crystal Structures

Dr. Frank-Michael Kießling
Lectures for pupils (held in German)
Crystal-Laboratory, Lise-Meitner-Schule Berlin

X-Ray Scattering: Basics and Applications in Materials Science

Dr. Martin Schmidbauer
Lecture at the Department of Physics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Solid State Physics and Short-Wavelength Optics
Lecture scripts

Kristallzüchtung I: Grundlagen und Methoden

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Bickermann
Lecture at the Department of Chemistry
Technische Universität Berlin (held in German)

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Trial seminar: Fundamentals of nanostructured solids

Dr. Peter Gaal
Lecture at University of Hamburg