Academic Corruption Germany Rocked By Allegations of Ph.D. Bribes

Investigators in Cologne are looking into whether a company bribed dozens of professors to advance the academic careers of its clients. A number of Ph.D. holders might soon lose their titles, and academics are worried the scandal will put a dent in the reputation of German universities.
Did hundreds of German university professors take bribes to work with specific Ph.D. candidates?

Did hundreds of German university professors take bribes to work with specific Ph.D. candidates?

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-- with wire reports