Questions tagged [international]
Questions in relation to academia across international borders or in different regions globally.
How would growing tensions between PR China and United States affect academia?
As in the title. The relationship between two countries seems to go towards a colder climate and actual war scenarios are discussed (slightly) more openly. What are possible implications for academia ...
If I have done my Masters in Philosophy, can i submit a research paper in International Relations subject?
I have done my Masters in Philosophy. I am seeking enrolment in PhD international relations. Meanwhile can i write and submit a paper in International Relations subject without having done a master's ...
How to deal with Pension as a postdoc regularly moving country? [closed]
I am a postdoc from the UK that currently lives in France paid by a Canadian institution as a contractor (not employee). I move country roughly every 1-2 years. How do I get a pension for old age? UK ...
Can published papers from non-international journals decrease the level of a CV?
Consider a PhD candidate that still does not have publications in international journals but has some papers in local journals (peer reviewed but non-listed in international rankings) from their ...
Funding on research collaborations
I am currently a graduate student, and I have an idea for research that connects to something I worked on during my undergraduate studies. Given that my supervisor agrees, I want to know how funding ...
Pros and cons of length of research stay [closed]
I am a Ph.D. student in the Social Sciences at a German university. I want to apply for an exchange program at a research institute in France, which is very relevant to my research. It is a very big ...
Doing a postdoc anywhere except USA even worth it toward becoming a professor?
If your main goal is to become a professor in a fairly ranked university anywhere in the developed world. Will completing a postdoc in any country except the USA (namely: Australia, China, Japan, ...
Potential Internet blackout in Russia: could academics in Russia submit a manuscript to an international journal by postmail?
Researchers in Russia may face a blackout on the internet and may only surf on national websites (ref). Then they could not submit any paper to non-Russian journals anymore. I was wondering whether ...
Big life decision: move to a different country to pursue PhD, or stay with my significant other and do my PhD at my undergrad institution? [closed]
I have been agonizing over a decision regarding where I should pursue my PhD in theoretical chemistry. My choices are as follows: university A (US) has the best department in the world for my area of ...
Irish Degree Terminology
I'm from the US looking at an academic job in Ireland, and I'm not sure what the form below is asking for. It has a field for "qualification" and also for "result/class of award". ...
How to manage work permit stress along with research work? [closed]
Since academia especially in postdoctoral contracts requires researchers to move around, I suppose being in academia in the long-term would make most people think about the work permit/visa situation ...
Do I have the right to work in the UK?
I'm a graduate student in the United States in biomedical sciences applying for a postdoctoral research associate job at a university in the UK. In the online application, it asks "Do you have ...
Is international collaboration with an academic possible if I am not an academic myself and don't have a PhD?
I don't have a PhD, and I'm not a researcher who is affiliated to any academic institution. However, for the last few years, I have been working on a simple and promising looking model in Web Science ...
Difference in business school pay across developed countries
Why is the pay for tenure-track faculty at business schools in developed countries other than the US substantially lower than (and often only a fraction of) their US counterpart (with the exceptions ...
Are American universities letting international students start their PhDs from their home countries? [closed]
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, not only international traveling but also obtaining visas is very difficult and sometimes impossible, depending on the country. Are American universities ...
In what countries/programs is a graduate student bonus common?
I just learned from this question My professor skipped me on Christmas bonus payment that in some cultures/degree-programs, PhD students get bonuses. I had never heard of this. However, I'm most ...
I successfully completed degree called Aspirantura from Russia. is it equal to PhD in Europe and US?
I completed a four-year Aspirant course and successfully defended my Aspirant thesis
Is it standard that universities in some countries don't give affiliated students/faculty email addresses?
All my experience in academia in western countries is that if you're an enrolled student or affiliated faculty, you get an email address from that university. Are there countries where this is not ...
Recognition of my diplom degree which is equivalent to masters by Trnava University Slovakia
I graduated from Trnava University Slovakia with a diplom(mgr) in public health which is equivalent to a masters in public health. However I want to equate the same qualification in my country Kenya ...
How to know one's way around for PhD in Covid times [closed]
I'm a physics graduate student in Italy, and I'd like to continue my formation with a PhD after my thesis. I would like to consider the idea of going someplace, but the problem I encountered is I ...
What should we look for in our first postdoc position? [closed]
What are the opportunities that we should aim for while searching for a postdoc position for a researcher with and without a family in theoretical particle physics? I want to know also the qualities ...
Is it common for professors to ask a postdoc to start working without compensation while waiting for paperwork to be completed?
I was wondering if it is common for professors to ask a new international postdoc to work without compensation while waiting for paperwork to be completed. I was in an interview and the professor ...
Receiving funding as a foreigner from NSF (for a foreign NGO)
I was a university student in Russia but not finished my study because of discriminatory reasons. (I consider my missing professor's diploma as a fake document and Russia illegal.) So I have no even ...
Accepted behaviour while working in international collaborations
How is getting-job-done outlook perceived in different parts of the academic world? In some parts of physics, I know a person who goes forward and suggests times and dates for meeting up for the ...
Agreed to an earlier starting date for my post-doc position, but my question about initially working from home remained unanswered
I recently had a postdoc interview that went well. The appointment was originally set to start in September, but shortly after the meeting they sent me an email asking if I'd be able to start sooner, ...
Aren't professionals from different countries the same? [closed]
I am a college senior in America. I was born in a very poor country, not in North America nor in Europe. I recently visited my home country and encountered a teacher from an elite high school. He told ...
Does Iran's sanction play a pivotal role in rejecting papers from a journal?
After 1.5 years of hard work on a project, my former supervisor sent our paper to a journal. After about 10 hours, they sent the following response: After careful internal editorial consideration ...
Employment history: job title
I am currently filling out an application for a lecturer position in the UK, which includes a section on employment history. Previously I was employed at a Russian university where my official job ...
PhD Length: are shorter PhD degrees (from different countries) valued differently in other counter countries where PhD Is a longer process?
This question is partially inspired by the question about degree nostrification. In some countries a PhD is a 3-3.5 year degree (Denmark and the UK for ex) whereas in others like Sweden a PhD is ...
Transcribing non-native speakers of English who are presenters at an international conference? [closed]
An international conference on sericulture will be held in Japan soon, and I need to create a transcription of the oral presentations. There will be 10 to 20 presentations, and almost all speakers ...
US Postdoc in Japan not allowed to be first-author due to being foreign. How to proceed?
I am a US postdoc at a lab in Japan doing niche research in computational biology. I recently found out my advisor will not allow me to be first author on papers. He says the datasets (which were my ...
How to respond to an e-mail asking me to suggest a doctoral research topic?
With networks like ResearchGate and Academia.edu, it's easy to connect with and follow researchers from a variety of different nations and backgrounds. I personally think this is great, and I hope ...
As an international instructor, should I openly talk about my accent?
I'm an international, teaching at an American university, and I have an accent, which can be strong at times. I'm working hard at it, have always been, but still, the accent is there. This has never ...
appropriate Word for transfering student from one university to another university
I am searching an appropriate word for transferring student from one University to another University There might be such a word which helps me to search for related topics of transferring student ...
How to explain that I do not want to visit a country due to personal safety concern?
I have been invited to visit a professor in a different country. I am very reluctant to go. The government of this country is currently under investigation by the UN for suspicions of crimes against ...
What is a 3 Year (Indian) Engg. Diploma equivalent to UK education standards(HNC, HND or other)?
Can anybody assist me in knowing what is a 3 year engg. diploma is equivalent according to UK education system or ECTS? or Is it equivalent to HND or HNC?
notification e-mail and invitation letter
I submitted a manuscript to an international conference. Later I'm told to download the invitation letter and attend the conference. The question is I have not recieved a formal e-mail notification, ...
Is it possible to go through registration without a passport and a visa? [closed]
I lost my passport with a F1 Visa today, 1 week before registration at SUNY Buffalo (I am attending as a PhD student), will it prevent me from being registered if I don't have a passport with the ...
Cultural Differences in the Hard Sciences
I saw this question, and I got interested. Besides a culture or country having a lower level of technology or research ability due to wealth, access, etc, is there any difference in how cultures ...
Finding mathematics postdoc opportunities in India
I am Ph.D. advisor to X, a rising 5th-year Ph.D. student in pure mathematics at a mid-tier US research university. X and I are trying to prepare for his upcoming job search. In my opinion X is ...
Exchange administrator requesting author order change in exchange student work. Is there an easy way out?
We are currently hosting in our labs an international postgraduate student on a 12-month exchange visit. We have had students from the same university before without any issues. We have completed ...
Can self-funded international students be denied admission based on absence of scholarship/fellowship?
Is having a scholarship/fellowship mandatory for graduate studies (MSc) for an international student? I told my potential supervisor that I can fund my studies on my own through an education loan, ...
Should I explain that I cannot finish my current master due to religious discrimination when applying for another graduate program?
I am currently enrolled in a master’s program in the Middle East, which does not seem to be possible to finish / worth finishing for various reasons. The main problem is the lack of research ...
What is the non-European perception of Marie-Curie postdoctoral fellowships?
I recently posted the above question along with another in the same post and was asked to post this one separately. I have received a Marie-Curie individual fellowship from the European Commission. ...
Choosing a right career pathway? [closed]
I am in a very confused situation as to how to decide my career pathway. First of all, a brief intro of myself. My Background I have completed my BEng in Software Engineering with an ordinary degree....
How much say does an associate professor have in accepting a foreign intern into his lab?
Let's say the professor had a lecture abroad and met a very keen and promising student there. He agreed on giving him a position as a student intern in his research at a university laboratory. It is ...
Master degree in 2 countries? [closed]
I am looking for international master degrees which are offered in 2 different countries. For example first year in Singapore and second year in Brasil. How can I find such universities or programs? ...
Does anyone know of an international postdoctoral association?
The number of postdocs is increasing worldwide. Because of their technical expertise and dedication, postdocs are rapidly becoming the backbone of most large science laboratories. I am aware of ...
How much the region you get your PhD is important to your career path?
I am about to make an important decision for my career. I have a good PhD position (fully funded with a good stipend) in East Asia. The university is one of the top 50 in my subject, which is ...
Non Anglo and older grad school applicant [duplicate]
I am 49 years old, Psychologist with MA in Psych, PhD in Public Health and postdoc at University of Toronto. However,all my academic background here stated is from Brazil and I have been facing some ...