Step Three. Interview with the college interview is not is mandatory for all universities. Sometimes a personal interview may be replaced by telephone. When the telephone interview, as a rule, there are several people – your potential supervisors, the man responsible for postgraduate studies, and other interested persons. If the decision was made to see you personally, you will be sent an invitation for the visa. Quite often, a trip to the interview is funded by the inviting party.
In this case, save all receipts, travel documents – you will need to show them. Thoroughly prepare for interviews. You are likely to do a report on his scientific work (for example, on university diploma or recent publications). In preparing the presentation, note that the strict, black-and-white presentation of the large number of formulas, tables, intricate schemes do not attract people’s attention the first time confronted with your work. Successfully inserted a joke, a confident public face, the interest in the subject of the report will help defuse the situation and will add you to pros. Germans – the people rather Liberated and friendly. Be prepared to outline about themselves, their school, about what like to do in his spare time. After the report you will be asked questions, such as skills (foreign languages, programming languages, etc.).
Think in advance whether you want engage in a particular subject. Would be nice if you call 3.2 academic groups with which you are willing and able to work. And remember, not only you choose, but you have to carefully look at their potential supervisor, to understand the system of his work with graduate students, to assess whether you can will receive the results of such a person.