British universities are regarded in Germany as the benchmark for all reforms. This is absurd.
Research is gaining more and more importance for Germany as an industrial location. Where does research take place, what are the most important research fields, and what opportunities does Germany offer international researchers?
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.