Germany recently became home to the world's largest x-ray laser, the European XFEL. The x-ray flashes generated in the 3.4 km long system of underground tunnels allow the tiniest particles and extremely fast processes to be studied with an unprecedented level of precision.
Carrying on research next door to Nobel laureates – this is possible at several institutions in Germany. For young international scientists, Germany is also an attractive research location because of its good infrastructure and excellent academic supervision.
Today scientists are more mobile than ever. But why do they go abroad? Which countries do they mainly come from? Which are their preferred destinations? The infographics “Scientists on the move” has answers to these and other questions on the topic.