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I handed in my physical copies of my PhD thesis too late (Germany) - what are my options?

Any reasonable academic institution is likely to grant post-facto extensions for a bunch on unfortunate bagatelle delays - not bagatelle for you, to be sure, but all reasons given are minor in the ...
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I handed in my physical copies of my PhD thesis too late (Germany) - what are my options?

Extensions to the deadline for submitting a PhD thesis are extremely common. Only your university can decide if you will get an extension. Just ask the administrators for instructions.
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Can strong research experience and recommendations offset low GPA for Master's application in Germany?

The application system in Germany is much different than in the US. Most masters (and bachelors) applications in Germany are solely decided by the grade of the applicants. The research and work ...
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Master Thesis Positions in Germany without University Affiliations

There is no such thing as "Master thesis position" in Germany (as far as I am aware of). If you want to pursue a Master's from Germany you have to enroll in a study program. There is no way ...
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Master Thesis Positions in Germany without University Affiliations

You first need to figure out how much of your non-EU masters degree is recognized in Germany. It could be recognized as equivalent to a masters degree, equivalent to a bachelors degree or not ...
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How does Admit into unstructured Phd in Psychology in Germany work?

To add some context to my answer: I am a Phd student in Germany, albeit in a computer science (CS) related field. I studied at a different university before my Phd, and got my position by cold-e-...
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Preparatory German course at Studienkolleg

From the Webpage "Application for a Master's degree course" of the KIT. In English they state If you have not yet entirely fulfilled the language requirements for a Master's course taught ...
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Preparatory German course at Studienkolleg

I did my Master's studies in Germany, but in English. This means that I might not be the best person to weigh on this matter. That being said, the Studienkolleg is first and foremost intended for pre-...
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Why does my colleague, a PhD in anthropology and religious studies in a German public university, have to pay a publisher to publish her PhD thesis?

(A) The difference in the way of publication derives from the difference between a paper based (cumulative) dissertation, which is as a whole most often "published" solely as a cheap copy ...
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Why does my colleague, a PhD in anthropology and religious studies in a German public university, have to pay a publisher to publish her PhD thesis?

(Almost) nobody is likely to read that thesis. Why should the publisher pay for a unsellable product? That being said, in Germany, the author might be able to recoup some of the expenses by VG Wort, ...
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