Professors and junior professors receive their salary on the basis of the W salary scale. Their basic salary varies in each federal state. They may also be eligible for performance bonuses, which must be negotiated skillfully.
Kiel is, next to Hamburg, the most famous port town. It is a vibrant, wealthy city with plenty of opportunities in academia and industry alike.
With a long tradition in providing educational excellence, Switzerland proves a popular choice for the international student. This article examines its higher education system, and why it is popular with students from abroad and scientists alike.