Leipzig has been a respected centre of learning throughout Europe. Various research institutions and Germany´s second oldest university are based here.
Professors in Switzerland enjoy high salaries and excellent career prospects at institutions such as ETH Zurich. What is the academic career path for a researcher in Switzerland?
Postdocs should bear one thing in mind above all else: a strategy to withdraw from academia is highly advisable, for secure positions are rare.
With a long tradition in providing educational excellence, Switzerland proves a popular choice for the international student. This article examines its higher education system, and why it is popular with students from abroad and scientists alike.