Statistics of the Institute


The administration team and the technical personnel in optical, electronic and mechanical workshops and the IT sector ensure an efficient infrastructure for innovative and profitable research activities.

The head of the department is Roland Becker, who is also the deputy general manager.

Economic development

As an institute for application-oriented fundamental research in the field of optic technologies, Laser-Laboratorium Göttingen has been an important partner for universities and companies since 1987.

The Laser-Laboratorium receives an essential portion of its basic financing in the form of an institutional grant from the German State of Lower Saxony. In addition, as a globally recognised research institute for applied fundamental research in the field of optic technologies, LLG has for years generated a consistently high level of third-party funds through research on behalf of industrial customers as well as from projects for the German Federal Government and the German research organisation DFG.


Human resources development

At the end of 2019, Laser Laboratorium Göttingen had 51 employees, 39 of them scientists and technicians, which corresponds to 76.5 % of the total employees. Most of the scientific staff have an graduation in M.Sc. Physics.
In addition, people with degrees in photonics, chemistry, computer science and business work in interdisciplinary research groups.




Traning and Qualification

The LLG offers students the opportunity to combine their studies with practical scientific work in the LLG laboratories and workshops. At the end of 2019, 7 students and research assistants were supported at the LLG. In addition, three doctoral candidates concluded their followship at the LLG in 2019 in cooperation with the Georg
August University Göttingen.



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Göttingen e.V. (LLG)

Contact person:

Head of administration
Roland Becker

Hans-Adolf-Krebs-Weg 1
37077 Göttingen

Tel.: +49 551 5035-0
Fax: +49 551 5035-99