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.
Founding a company in the field of life sciences is associated with high initial investments for good equipment and capable minds are required. Scientists who dream of founding a company will find the authorities in Germany to be extremely considerate and generous. Yet the competition for ideas is fierce. On routes and possibilities of founding a company.
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!
Biomedical scientists study the causes of diseases - demand in this field is high. In the following, we will discuss whether this is also reflected in the salary.