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  1. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    Have some spare time and need some extra cash? I'm a California-based history professor, seeking to hire an individual to help with scanning documents. I need scanning done in Milan, Livorno, Florence, Venice, Ferrara, and Turin - you pick which location is nearest you. Job entails 10-20 hours...
  2. Articles: Europe
    Life changing research carried out in the UK could lose some of its brightest minds who happen to be European Union citizen unless they receive long term clarity from the Brexit negotiations, it is claimed. As the Brexit negotiations move on to a new stage, Universities UK, which represents...
  3. Articles: Europe
    Leading health charities, higher education organisations and science campaign groups have joined together to urge the British Government to ensure that they will be able to recruit highly trained technical staff. The major intervention from several of the UK’s best known research funders and...
  4. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    I have been offered a W1 professorship to start a research group (CS/Engineering) at a German university and am seeking to learn from others' experiences or someone prepared to be a second-opinion / sounding board outside of the offering institution. In particular, I am interested to hear about...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I am applying for a Long Stay (Scientific) visa for starting PhD in France. I have finished my Masters last year and since then I have been unemployed and staying in India. (1) What should I mention under the 'Current occupation' and 'Employer' details? (I am thinking of mentioning 'Not...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I have been offered a funded PhD position at Universidad de Cádiz and want to apply for a long stay visa for the same from India. It will be extremely helpful if somebody can guide me with the visa application process in terms of the timeline and document requirement. I could not find any...
  7. Expat Media & Research Requests
    I am currently finishing up my dissertation on Global Mindsets, with a focus on the cross-cultural skills and innovativeness of expatriates working and living in the United States. If you are an expatriate in the US, have time and are interested, I would like to interview you as an expert in...
  8. Expat Media & Research Requests
    How Gender and Culture Shape the Experiences of Chinese Female Expatriates at Work Volunteers needed Are you Chinese, female and working in Sydney? If so, would you like to share your thoughts about how gender and culture shape your experience at workplace? I am a student at Western Sydney...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello everyone, I am now doing a postdoc in Geneva and I am living in France. My postdoc is paid by an research fellowship (EMBO) and thus it is directly given to me by the foundation on a Suisse bank account, I don't have a contract with the University of Geneva where I am registered as...
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    There are more freelance workers in the European Union than ever before with new research showing their numbers have increased by 24% from 7.7 million to 9.6 million between 2008 and 2015. The figures by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, will be of...
  11. Guides
    A large number of expats end up being freelance in their new country especially if their spouse or partner is moving abroad to work but finding their feet can be difficult, and many end up creating their own business. So it is good news that more than half of entrepreneurs globally expect to...
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    Half of people around the world now regard themselves more as global citizens rather than defining themselves by nationality, especially in large emerging countries, a new poll has found. The survey, conducted by GlobeScan for the BBC World Service among more than 20,000 people, found that in...
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    Experiencing a range of activities while living and working abroad help people to become adept at dealing with different cultures and thriving in a global economy, according to new research. Those who gain experience from activities such as school exchange programmes, voluntary organisations...
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    Expats are changing, with more companies sending employees abroad on assignments, leading to a growth in overall numbers, new research has found. On average, well over 50% of companies have increased the number of assignments in any given year although over the last 20 years growth has been...
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    Over a third of expats move abroad for work but a large number also want to experience a new environment, culture and lifestyle and to join family already living in another country, new research has found. Some 34.8% move primarily for work either with a current or new employer, 29.7% move for...
  16. Articles: Europe
    It is well known that the UK is popular with expats from other European countries, especially Poland and Romania but new research suggest even more have migrated than previously thought. Indeed, net migration from the EU may have been significantly undercounted and could be 50,000 a year more...
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    There are good opportunities for jobs in Auckland, New Zealand, at the moment with the latest data showing strong possibilities in design, architecture, construction and real estate. The city is descried as having a jobseekers market by online employment marketplace SEEK, with its latest report...
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