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Academic Environment

Recognition in Germany

 

You aren’t sure whether your graduation certificate qualifies you to study in Germany?
You are asking yourself how to recognize your academic title?
Watch this video to be well-informed about the Recognition-process in Germany
and to get advice on who to contact for getting your achievements accepted. 


 

Rules of Conduct for Campus Life

This video will show you what you need to know before studying at any German University.
You will get an overview about the Do’s and Don’ts for a memorable time at any German Campus.


 

Academic Career Path

 

This video intends to give an overview about the Academic Career Path in Germany
and the steps you need to take on the way to a professorship.
The video will provide information on how to achieve each individual stage
and how long it will most likely take you to advance on the path.


 

The Concept of Academic Freedom

 

The right to express one’s own opinion freely is an essential part of our democratic system.
This video is about the Academic Freedom in Germany.
It informs you about Academic Freedom as a part of higher education as well as its value and limits.
 


 

German Academic Landscape

This video aims to introduce the relevant institutions and organizations of the German Academic Landscape. It also deals with the different degrees and grades at German Universities.


 

Career Development

Job Interviews Skills

 

The last step of the application process is the job interview.

You now have the chance to prove in person that you are the best match for the position offered.
You may also get to know your potential employer directly and address open questions.
This video provides tips you should consider before, during and after your job interview!


 

Letter of Motivation

The Letter of Motivation is probably the most individualized part of your application.
Often it is requested when applying for graduate programs or university related jobs.
This video presents some important tips of how to convince with your Letter of Motivation. 


 

Cover Letter

Quite often the Cover Letter is one of the first impressions of you as an applicant.
This video will point out the most important formal and content requirements for writing an outstanding Cover Letter in Germany.
Keeping in mind some of these tips and your chances for an interview invitation will largely increase. 


 

German CV: "Lebenslauf"

 

When applying for any position in Germany the CV is always the most important part.
This video provides all the aspects you need to know about writing your CV particularly in Germany.
After watching this video you are well prepared to avoid major mistakes and to create a professional CV!


 

Teaching and Research

Scientific Posters

This video gives an overview of everything you need to know about a Scientific Poster. 


 

Doctoral Supervisor

This video provides hints for finding a Doctoral Supervisor. 


 

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