Deutschland. This land of mind-boggling realities. Of economic prosperity, innovation, and industry. Of beautiful people, landscapes, and architecture. Of poets, philosophers, scientists, laureates and priests. Not to mention the modern pleasures of the great autobahn, high-speed trains, bratwurst, Bundesliga, fine universities, and general German efficiency. It is difficult to reconcile the paradise of present-day Germany […]

Considering a PhD in Germany

In my decision to pursue higher education abroad, I considered several potential desitinations. Top on my list were English-speaking countries in the following order: USA, Canada, UK and Australia. The US fascinated me, Canada is next to the US :), the UK’s education system is familiar, and Australia would have been fun based on my […]