2019 marks the fourth round of the German Excellence Initiative (now the Excellence Strategy), a programme that aims to promote and support cutting-edge scientific research. But what exactly does the initiative fund, how does it work and why is it important for international scientists?
They run language courses, lecture in front of managing directors or teach computer skills: Lecturers specialise in a very wide range of fields. This is also reflected in their salaries.
Many companies are offering students the opportunity to put their knowledge to practical use already before completing their studies - by writing their master thesis at a company.