13th International Summer School on Laser Technology

August 26 to 30, 2024

The Technische Universität Dresden and Fraunhofer IWS are organizing the 13th International Summer School “Trends and New Developments in Laser Technology“ from 26 to 30 August 2024. This five days workshop aims to bring together undergraduate and PhD students in an intensive study program on fundamental and applied aspects of laser technology.

The Summer School program consists of lectures by renowned experts and informal discussion sessions, as well as practical in­sights. The program also offers participants the opportunity to present their own research topics and aims to facilitate the ex­change of new ideas in these areas.


  • Surface hardening technologies
  • High speed 2D laser cutting
  • Laser welding
  • Additive manufacturing processes
  • Applications of ultra short pulsed lasers
  • Laser process simulation
  • Laser micro/nano structuring
  • Laser interference patterning

Summer school

August 26 to 30 2024

Fraunhofer IWS | Dresden