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Now more than ever, we need scientists who can navigate easily across these boundaries. The confirmation lecture can be seen as a trial run for the final public defense, though faculty members at this stage can still largely influence the direction of the research. It is usually required for the student to hold an Honours degree or a Master's Degree with high academic standing, in order to be considered for a PhD program. Most students left the university without becoming masters of arts, whereas regulars members of monastic orders could skip the arts faculty entirely. In the United States, this is generally called advancing to Candidacy, the confirmation event being called the Candidacy Examination.
It was impossible for professors who were not approved by Berlin to train graduate students. Their graduate faculties had to have a suitable record of publication and research grants. Independence was high, but funding was low. The doctorates in the higher faculties were quite different from the current PhD degree in that they were awarded for advanced scholarship, not original research. Germany is one of the few nations engaging these issues, and it has been doing so by reconceptualising Ph.
According to the article, only the fastest developing countries e. To counter this problem, the United States introduced the Doctor of Arts degree in with seed money from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
This development can be seen in the extensive number of Ph. Most universities also invite for a special interview before admission.
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