[Beowulf] Degree

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Oct 24 12:00:33 PDT 2012


On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 04:49:10PM +0000, Lux, Jim (337C) wrote:

> Partly this might be the differences between the BS,MS,PhD system in
> England and US and the Diplom, Doktor, Professor aspect in Germany,
> especially with a Diplom Ing from a FachHochschulen.  All changing of
> course what with harmonization among the EU..

Uck, ptui.
 
> 
> But, in any case, I think "Doktor" in Germany (essentially a professional
> qualification) is quite different from "PhD" in the US (an academic
> qualification)

Not at all, in hard sciences the Ph.D's are all the same.

Of course a Ph.D. in computer science is quite different
from mandatory Ph.D. and postdoc degrees like in life
sciences and chemistry.


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