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Victor, 24, is doing his doctorate in the field of aeronautic turbines (mechanical engineering) at Technische Universität Berlin.


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How did the idea to do your doctorate in Germany come to your mind?

After having studied in the USA and getting aware of the professional and mainly personal growth that studying abroad and getting to know different cultures brings you.

How did you get the idea to do your doctorate at Technische Universität Berlin?

Searching on websites that publish PhD-positions. One position appeared, I got in contact with a potential supervisor and after the interview - good news!

What are your expectations for the future after graduating from Technische Universität Berlin?

As they say: ein Schritt nach dem anderen! (one step after another)

Which problems or difficulties did you have to face and how did you manage them?

The language, in first place.

What do you like most about the life in Germany?

It’s super easy as a vegan, the public transport is efficient.

What tip would you give Brazilians who are interested in doing a doctorate in Germany?

To speak a reasonable German helps a lot.

Which is your favorite word in German?

Ausgezeichnet! (Excellent!)

Interviewed by Christina Vierdt in 2016