The higher up the career ladder a researcher is, the greater is the financial support they can apply for.
Becoming an professor is not always that easy, but what about a junior professorship? Read here in which subjects a junior professorship has become an alternative to habilitation.
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.