The profession of academic manager is growing in significance: they manage, control and organise the universities and research institutions. However, in many places, they must still fight for recognition.
Development engineers are problem-solvers. They work out why something does not work and make it work again.
Those who do a doctorate improve their chances on the work market. A doctorate can open doors and have a positive impact on the salary.
Research consultants work in research without the professional risks of a career in academia. The opportunities are often more diverse and promising.
What helps you succeed in applying for a management position in the private sector might be a deal-breaker at university – and vice versa.
Health insurance in Germany is obligatory for all residents, including researchers and scientists coming from abroad. To help you before you arrive, here’s how the German health insurance system works and how to get insured.
With several top-ranked universities and programmes, scientific academies and a strong relationship between the industry and scientific research, Switzerland is at the summit of scientific innovation at a European and global level.