Promovieren in den USA

This paper explains the structure and functioning of US PhD education, views the process from the perspective of a doctoral student, discusses the role of the US graduate school and ends with an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of US doctoral education.

Nerad, M. (2004). Promovieren in den USA (Getting a PhD in the USA) written for the handbook, Die Internationale Hochschule, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Germany.

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