2019 marks the fourth round of the German Excellence Initiative (now the Excellence Strategy), a programme that aims to promote and support cutting-edge scientific research. But what exactly does the initiative fund, how does it work and why is it important for international scientists?
In Germany, every citizen’s earnings are subject to a basic tax allowance, including researchers and scientists coming from abroad. To give you an insight before you arrive, here’s how German income tax works and how to pay it.
The topic can make or break a dissertation. It convinces selection committees, helps earn financial support, and steers a career in the right direction.