Welcome to Stellenbosch University


The Laser Research Institute focusses on laser-related research and development in Southern Africa. The group boasts excellent laser facilities, world-class research projects, and a vibrant combination of students, lecturers and other staff members. These factors combine to generate a unique and highly successful research environment.

We are the only group in Southern Africa to offer an outcomes-based University Program in Laser Physics.

You can download the LRI Brochure here​.
You can also visit the LRI website by clicking here​.
You can also visit the website of Prof. H Schwoerer, the SARChI ch​air in ultrafast laser science, here.