Steps to doing a PhD in Germany

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Before you can begin your doctoral studies in Germany, there are some preliminary steps you must take, for instance,

  • getting your post-graduate degree recognised,
  • applying for a residence permit,
  • finding a doctoral position,
  • and financing your research stay.

The website "Research in Germany" gives a good overview of the most important requirements and some practical advice to prepare for your doctoral visit: 

www.research-in-germany.de/language_and_requirements