2.1.1 External Dissertations

I previously described why it is difficult being an external Ph.D. student. One of the aspects is that you have to convince me that you can prevail, even though I have much less opportunity to advise you than I'd have with a "wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter" (TA/RA position funding Ph.D. studies) tha...

Within my short time of being a professor at a German engineering university, I've raked up quite a number of requests from folks to become an "external Ph.D. student" of mine. In the German system, this is someone who is enrolled in the Ph.D. program but not funded by the university, i.e. is self-s...

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