My name is Xin Gao. I was born in Shanxi province, China. After obtaining bachelor degree of economics in 2010, I started a three-year postgraduate program on world economy at Fudan University, China. During my leisure time, I like reading, movie, music and hiking.
Why I chose the University of Mannheim and in particular the GESS
As I know, it is the best economics program in Germany and also a top one in Europe.
The best part of being a doctoral student here
The excellent professors and the smart students here.
A description of my fellow doctoral students
Intelligent, diligent, enthusiastic and helpful.
My most challenging experience within the program
Understanding the lectures and getting control of your time.
My advice for prospective students
Work hard and try your best, discuss with your classmates.