How to apply to a German Graduate School? Practical tips to help you with application documents, including research proposals, cover letters and CVs.
Doctorates following the traditional model still make up the majority of PhDs in Germany compared to structured programmes. For doctoral candidates from abroad, a traditional PhD requires a great deal of initiative, autonomy and tenacity.
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.
A doctoral degree will certainly only help you to become rich in an idealistic sense. The first contract for a PhD position should have a term of at least one year - after which, graduates are rewarded with their first salary increase.
When preparing for a PhD, it is recommended to use the time effectively, to create the perfect preconditions for a application to a German graduate school.
25 000 doctoral students graduate from one of approximately 120 higher education institutions every year. Those who would like to pursue a doctorate degree in Germany will experience the interplay between an authentic higher education tradition and modern academic institutions.
Did you know over 50 per cent of PhD students at Swiss universities are international students? The fabulous reputation Swiss educational institutes enjoy abroad only increases this country’s appeal.
In Austria, everyone who has their usual residence in the country is subject to tax. The country allows for generous benefits to scientists and researchers to attract people from these fields from outside the country to move to Austria to live and work. This article will help you have a greater understanding of the Austrian income tax system before you arrive.
Although there are positive signs of change, working conditions for postdocs in Germany remain difficult. Andreas Keller, director of the GEW explains exactly where the problems lie and what changes still need to be made.