Rostock is one of the success stories from the former East Germany and has managed to attract industry and manufacturing back to the town.
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.
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?
Home to numerous prestigious universities, scientific academies and research groups, Austria is at the forefront of scientific research and careers in Europe. What are the opportunities and career prospects for a scientist in Austria today?