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Quantum Computing Professional Training

22.-26.04.2024  – Presence Training at Fraunhofer FOKUS

Quantum mechanics provides the basis for a new computing paradigm. In the 1990s Shor's algorithm which exponentially speeds up classical integer factorization demonstrated the theoretical power of quantum computers. Recently, the development of quantum computers is making great progress and we need to learn how we can use the advantage of quantum computers.

In this training which we organize in cooperation with the Fraunhofer ITWM, you will learn the basics of quantum computing and the most important algorithms of quantum computing.

Quantum Computing technology has advanced greatly in recent years. In the past 3 decades alone, new technologies have brought about a huge leap in Quantum Computation, from running the first ever quantum algorithm back in 1992 using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance(NMR), to running Quantum Neural Networks nowadays on a 64-Qbit Quantum Processing Unit(QPU) via Cloud. The technological advancement has accelerated greatly, more significantly over the past 2 years marked by the first announcement of a potential Quantum Supremacy. Moreover, Quantum Hardware developers have revealed their roadmap to reach a 1000 Qbit machine hinting that at an exponential rate, a million Qbit machine might be expected.

The emerging technology of Quantum Computation is bringing together computer scientists, physicists, chemists, statisticians and a broad range of engineers from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields in a great effort to reach production level performance. Additionally, the high impact potential of this technology may bring revolutionary advancements over the whole spectrum of human activity.

Course Objectives

Day 1:

  • Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics
    • From quantum mechanics to quantum computing
  • Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
    • Postulates of Quantum Mechanics
    • Linear Algebra for Quantum Computing

Day 2:

  • Basic principles of quantum gates and circuits
    • Product state, gates, calculation with bra and ket, clifford and T gate
  • Limitations of NISQ devices with respect to circuits
    • Qubit quality, connectivity of the qubits, Average error

Day 3:

  • Fundamentals of Quantum Programming
    • Build and simulate simple quantum circuits
  • Basics of Quantum Algorithms
    • Overview over important quantum algorithms and application areas
  • Quantum Fourier Transform
    • Implementing the Quantum Fourier Transform on a Quantum Computer
Day 4:
  • Quantum Phase Estimation and Shor’s Algorithm
    • Implementing and analysing Shor’s algorithm
  • Grovers Algorithm
    • Applying Grover’s Algorithm to simple search tasks

Day 5:

  • Quantum Amplitude Amplification
  • Quantum Error Mitigation


After successful participation in the final exam, participants have the opportunity to acquire an additional personal certificate by the Fraunhofer Personnel Certification Authority.

Target Audience

  • Software Engineers
  • Data Scientists
  • QC Researchers
  • Technology Scouts

Course Data

Event Format

Presence Training

VenueFraunhofer für offene Kommunikationssysteme FOKUS
Kaiserin-Augusta-Allee 31
10589 Berlin 

22.04 - 26.04.2024

40 h including exercises
  • Basic knowledge in Python
  • Basic knowledge of Mathematics especially in linear algebra
Number of participants
LecturersDr. Alexander Geng, Dr. Jens Gerlach, Dr. Ali Moghiseh & Dr. Sabine Müller
Course FeeEUR 4500,- incl. personal certification

If the services listed above have been provided, a qualifying certificate of participation will be issued by the Fraunhofer Group:

Participation in all training sessions.

Successful participation in the examination.

In addition, participants of this seminar have the opportunity to take an exam in order to obtain the personal certification "Quantum Technology Professional QTP”. 


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