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On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in Poland which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.

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Whom to take recommendation letter from if master thesis advisor never replied?

I am from a poor country in Asia . I will apply for PhD positions in pure mathematics in USA in the upcoming year. I completed my masters in mathematics in June 2020 but I am still not able to find a ...
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What sets two PhDs apart in the academia? [closed]

I see that hundreds of students are doing PhDs at my PhD school. What will ultimately set those PhDs apart in the academia? The number of papers they published as the 1st authors? The impact factor ...
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Is a Master's degree in Business and Finance from a university in Poland a respected degree in Germany?

I have been accepted to a Master's program in Business at a top University in Poland. I looked up on Anabin and I do see this university listed there, but this of course is not the whole picture. I ...
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Possibility of rejection in Polish (Poland) PhD programme after finding possible advisor

This is my first question here so if this has been asked again I am sorry for the duplicate Backround Recently I contacted a faculty member of a Polish university in order to apply for a PhD position ...
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Can someone work part-time elsewhere and also full-time as PhD student (in Germany and Poland)?

Can a full-time Ph.D. student legally work in a private company, and draw the stipend from the university and the salary from the job at the same time? I am interested to know the regulations of ...
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Do I have to list incomplete degrees on my CV when applying for a PhD in Poland?

I already have an MSc from outside the EU. But, I also have an incomplete CS degree from Poland which I dropped out of. Polish Ph.D. schools ask for a CV, not "all the transcript from all the ...
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How is European habilitation viewed in the US?

There is something called a habilitation* in Poland, Germany, Austria, and a number of other European countries. How is a European habilitation viewed by people in the United States? * "...
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Does the Portuguese higher education system follow Humboldt's model?

According to the other question on Academia SE, the Polish higher education system closely resembles the German one: Which country or countries inspired the post-communism Polish higher education ...
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Which country or countries inspired the post-communism Polish higher education system?

Which country or countries inspired the post-communism Polish higher education system? Is the current Polish higher education system modeled after the German system of higher education?
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How much political influence is involved in the academia in Poland?

I heard that Polish national politics influences the appointment of tenured positions in their universities. E.g. if some party is in power, they would like to see somebody loyal to them as the head ...
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Is it normal that a PhD supervisor requires a student to apply for a grant?

I'm a 1st year computer science PhD student in Poland, who started about 6 months ago. I'm working on a nice project towards a publication. My supervisor recently made an ultimatum: either I will ...
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Is a Polish PhD degree in engineering equally respected in North America?

Is a Polish PhD degree in engineering equally revered as a North American degree (i.e., from Canada or USA) in the area of academia and job-market?