Germany's inclination for internationalisation means that over 4,000 international students complete their PhD in Germany each year. German Universities, research institutions and industry offer a wide range of individual and structured PhD programmes for you to consider and with a multiplicity of funding available. Will you be part of the next generation of innovators who opted for Germany?
Germany enjoys a global reputation for excellence in research, making it one of the most attractive destinations for international PhD candidates. Take a look at our article which includes details on PhD entrance requirements and what makes a good PhD proposal.
German universities and non-university research institutes generally have their own admissions criteria to which you should tailor your application. However, there are some general features about the PhD application process to be aware of.
If you are considering doing a PhD in Germany, read our top five tips to increase your chances of application success.
Find out all you need to know about how funding works in Germany for PhD students and what types of funding is available.
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As home to a strong economy and some of the world’s oldest universities, Germany has long been a draw for ambitious postgraduate students. This is especially true for those seeking a PhD in scientific or medical fields.