Program & Information

Program & Information

Summer School On Lasers and Laser Applications SSOLLA 2024

  • Date: July 15 (Mon.) ~ July 19 (Fri.), 2024
  • Place: APRI, GIST, Gwangju, South Korea
  • Participants: Young scientists (from graduate students to Ph.D. holders within 5 years after obtaining their Ph.D.)
  • Number of participants: Around 12

APRI (Advanced Photonics Research Institute) is the government-supported research institute established in 2001 to carry out Research & Development in the field of photonics and promote international collaboration with other research institutes, academia, and industries. We are pleased to announce that the 14th Summer School on Lasers and Laser Applications (SSOLLA 2024) will be held at APRI, GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology) in Gwangju, Korea.

The SSOLLA 2024 program will offer educational programs covering both fundamental principles and applications of laser technology in English, which will be provided by APRI researchers and GIST professors. Our main goal is providing participants with an opportunity to interact with experts from APRI and to learn about the latest advancements in photonics.

New innovations in photonics are being widely applied to various fields, including biology, nano-materials, and communications. The curriculum covers topics such as laser safety, applied optics, nano/biophotonics, and optics experiments, etc.

Program overview

Topics for lectures (Topics can be changed.)
  • Laser Safety
  • Fiber laser
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Quantum Optics
  • Nanophotonics
  • Biophotonic Imaging+AI

Topics for experiments (Topics can be changed.)
  • Laser Interferometer
  • Gas Laser(He/Ne Laser)
  • Solid State Laser(Nd:YAG Laser)
  • Solid Dye Laser
  • Optical Coherence Tomography


  • Submission Deadline: May 6, 2024
  • Required documents to apply
    • 1. A resume (please fill out attached file)
    • 2. A Letter of Recommendation from your supervisor (1 page)
    • 3. Academic Transcripts
  • All documents should be e-mailed to
    Selected participants will be notified by email no later than May 14, 2024.

Financial support for foreign participants

  • Round-trip economy class airfare and domestic transportation fees in Korea (from airport to Gwangju).
    After completing the program, the airfare and fees will be wired to your account.
    * Total fees will be supported up to a maximum of USD 800.
  • Meals and accommodations on the GIST campus.

Other information

  • Address: Advanced Photonics Research Institute, GIST, 123 Cheomdan-gwagiro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61005, Korea
  • Tel: +82-62-715-4718
  • Fax: +82-62-715-3419

For more information

please contact Mr. Ilseop Kim:

+82-62-715-4718 (

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