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Its certainly normal in the UK. Very few universities fund any PhD students themselves (where would they get the money from?). Most students are funded on government scholarships. How these are awarded varies from field to field and I don't know what the norm is in mathematics. In biology they are awarded to centers called Centers for Doctoral Training (CDT/...


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I don't know what "normal" means but I have done it, and I'd expect that it is common practice. There are many universities that admit but don't fund PhD students, or only fund a handful but are open to admit more if they come with their own funding. (I have never worked in France though.) On the other hand it's not the standard - Europe has many ...


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There seems to be no legal basis, yet something similar could be found, sort of Code of Conduct originating from the website of Die Österreichische Universitätenkonferenz https://uniko.ac.at/index.php?lang=DE. My university would be the example of a university that follows the guideline poorly. For the whole document, please search GUIDELINES for Academic ...


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TIAA-CREF has published an excellent article regarding The Changing Faculty Workforce Models by Adrianna Kezar of the University of Southern California. and can be found at the following URL: www.tiaa-crefinstitute.org In a nutshell, the document details changes in academia resulting from several external influences that have impacted the traditional faculty ...


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