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Light Microscopy Courses

Upright, Inverted and Stereo Light Microscopy

Practical microscopy training has a long tradition at ZEISS. Our courses are continuously advanced and updated. Our own continuous education as well as cooperation projects with scientists in high-ranking laboratories ensure that we are always up to date.


Our courses impart an understanding of the theoretical background as well as practical skills in many applications from biology, medicine and materials science. Studying in small groups allows a highly interactive learning experience. Lectures are immediately followed by practical hands-on experience.

Course Materials

We provide comprehensive course material, which you can refer to when practicing your newly acquired skills and knowledge at your place.


Our trainers are graduated scientists and bring together knowledge in various scientific fields with many years of experience in microscopy and its practical application. This combination of technical and applicational know-how is just the right mixture to get your theoretical and practical questions answered.


At our applications centers you have access to various combinations of microscopes of the latest generation – from the simple course microscope to digital imaging systems. Our courses offer maximum efficiency during theoretical and practical learning with the most modern systems. There is no better access to learn the diversity of microscopic applications.

Specially Tailored Courses

We also offer customized courses at ZEISS or at your facility to meet your individual requirements. If you need professional support for your courses, we would like to help with our expertise.