A compilation of articles on experience from stays abroad during Ph.D. studies
Doing a Ph.D. abroad has both advantages and disadvantages. Pros include access to new resources, international exposure, a global network of contacts, career opportunities, and personal growth. Cons include cost, language barrier, homesickness, and culture shock. Here, authors report on their experiences and share ideas and tips.
Experiences with overcoming loneliness during a Ph.D. abroad and finding one’s community
A look at problems during a Ph.D. abroad and the importance of realistic expectations
How finding one’s strength and accepting help can help to overcome the pressures, doubts, and stresses a Ph.D. abroad brings with it
Stories of feeling out-of-place during a Ph.D. abroad, overcoming doubts, and finding connection on social media
Stories about obtaining a Ph.D. in a foreign country, facing challenges, and experiencing positive changes
Why would someone do a joint Ph.D. project across continents? What are advantages and challenges?
What is a Post-Doc in Paris like? Tibiriçá Gonçalves Vasconcelos shares his experiences in a Blog.
What is a Post-Doc in Korea like? Eun Hea (Grace) Jho about her experiences