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.
Health insurance in Germany is obligatory for all residents, including researchers and scientists coming from abroad. To help you before you arrive, here’s how the German health insurance system works and how to get insured.
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?