The topic can make or break a dissertation. It convinces selection committees, helps earn financial support, and steers a career in the right direction.
Husbands or wives of research fellows are allowed to work when the research fellow is entitled to take up gainful employment or when they have been living together as a married couple in Germany for at least two years.
Those who do a doctorate improve their chances on the work market. A doctorate can open doors and have a positive impact on the salary.