My article on Problems with supervision in Germany
was published today, 13. October 2011 for the Times Higher Education online.
“German universities may be focused on improving their research, but doctoral students have highlighted serious flaws in their teaching.
The Deutsche Universitätszeitung (German University Newspaper), or the “duz“, has published two articles, one recently and one a few years ago, on problems associated with doctoral supervision.
A study reported by the duz in 2004, revealed that although two-thirds of students felt they were generally well supervised and did not regret doing a doctorate, serious shortcomings were nonetheless conspicuous.” Read more>>