In Germany, access to higher education is regarded as an basic right to education. How is higher education organised, what requirements have to be fulfilled in order to study, and what must foreign students and researchers watch out for?
Yes, English is by all means the language of science. Less than one per cent of all scientific publications worldwide are today written in German. Despite this, there are still many good reasons to learn German.
Academics like to look down their nose at colleagues who are committed networkers. But they fail to understand that connections are essential for a successful career in academia too.
Austria is an attractive country for visiting students or researchers to work, but their rules surrounding residency and permission to work can appear complex and bureaucratic. This article provides information about how you can meet these requirements.
Switzerland is one of the leading countries in the field of dual careers. It has been leading the way in appealing to couples within scientific and research-led academia. This article looks at how this works.
The tariff structure for academics' salaries is very transparent in Germany. This is a good approach in light of the many different payment models in academia. It is important to note that this career will not make you rich!