Many postdocs are academic staff working at a university or research institution. Their salary is not generous, but much better than that of doctoral students.
In Germany, access to higher education is regarded as an basic right to education. How is higher education organised, what requirements have to be fulfilled in order to study, and what must foreign students and researchers watch out for?
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.