Reflection on the Global Perspectives Program 2019

On Starting an Academic Career in Switzerland In Switzerland, vocational education is highly respected and encouraged, and creating and maintaining connections with industry partners is highly desirable for faculty in technological and applied science …

Eve of departure: Global Perspectives Program 2019

Imagine a group of people who are packing for a trip to a number of different university grounds in Europe. Along the way we will get a bite, or thirty (we will be walking a lot ok?), of delicious food. This is just a detail of course. Due to rather co…

Doctorate education in the USA

Doctorate education in the US is a scaffold towards academic positions in colleges and universities both in and out of the US. The usual conversation is around the time it takes to get a degree (read more here) and what Academia and related jobs will m…

Global Perspectives

The economic connections among different countries drive their social connections. Mobility of population should be analyzed with a global perspective in mind. Mobility can be thought as long-term and short-term. A topic on short-term population mobili…