Austria is home to over 50 institutions of higher education. Given its strong cultural scene, natural beauty and low living expenses, it is not surprising that Austria attracts international students seeking to do their PhDs.
Recruiting outstanding academic staff is a top priority for universities and higher education institutions in Austria. There are additional challenges for families. This is a guide for dual career couples in Austria.
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.