Life as a PhD Student

Hi, thanks for stopping by! This blog is about my personal impressions of my PhD journey. If you’re interested, I recommend to read the introductory post first.

Fitting a PhD into the life plan

Beware: Resource Links point to media pages written in German. Sorry for the language barrier! There are a lot of PhD students in Germany (roughly 150k in 2017), and with over 1% of the population in Germany holding a PhD degree in 2019, opinions are voiced that these numbers might too high to be justified,…

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Why am I doing a PhD?

Before actually reporting from the life of a PhD student, I feel like it’d be nice to talk about why I chose to continue “studying”. After all, having studied for more than 13 semesters, it might be about time to follow the advice of some of my relatives and start working “properly” to finally make…

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My Life as a PhD Student

On June 1st 2021 I’ve started out as a PhD Student at the Institute of Autonomous Intelligent Systems at the University of Bonn, and I’ve decided that I’d like to write down my impressions during the begun journey. Well, technically I’m not considered even a PhD student until I’ve submitted an official exposé, presented my…

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