Where will your curiosity take you?

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Why work with us?

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A career at our company is a personal and professional adventure.

How we work

Fueled by purpose and rewarded with personal fulfillment, our people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in technology and science. For more than 350 years and across the world, we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

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We empower you to fulfill your ambitions

Life is a continuous journey where your personal development is as important as advancing your professional career. We provide options and support to draw your own career map, which should be responsive to you as an individual, to your aspirations, and your potential – whether or not it’s a traditional route.

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  • Professionals

    With a job at our company you have the opportunity to advance science and technology – and your own career.

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  • Students and Graduates

    Whether you’re looking for first-time practical experience or seizing an opportunity for a new beginning, our company is a great place to start an ongoing journey of discovery.

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  • Careers in our businesses

    Learn more about our departments and career opportunities in our different business sectors and Group Functions. See for yourself how it will feel like to be a part of our company. 

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Our company is shaped by curious minds
We believe that curiosity is the key to making a real impact in the world. If you share this believe you might be just what we’re looking for. Browse our job offers

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We aspire to mirror the diversity of our customers and the communities in which we live and serve, and to empower our employees to bring their authentic selves to work where all are included.

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We aim to offer attractive working conditions to everyone working at our company. In addition to competitive compensation and bonuses acknowledging outstanding work, this also means a wide range of benefits.

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About Us

As a vibrant science and technology company, we believe in science as a force for good. We make a positive difference in millions of people’s lives. Discover how we use science to drive human progress!

  1. Our Business Sectors

Our Values

We are curious minds dedicated to human progress. We are pushing the boundaries of possibility to improve the lives of millions of people and to create sustainable value.

Our History

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, was founded all the way back in 1668. Discover with us the exciting story of the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world!


Our global group headquarters in Darmstadt is at the heart of our company. This is where we work on new solutions and groundbreaking products that make life better. And there’s a lot more to come.


For us, scientific progress and responsible entrepreneurship go hand in hand, enabling us to create a sustainable future for everyone.

  1. Health for all
  2. Employees
  3. Our Sustainability Strategy
  4. Sustainability Report

Breakthroughs With Curiosity

Driving human progress with curiosity. #alwayscurious

  1. Curious Minds
  2. Power of Curiosity
  3. Train Your Curiosity

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Working with us goes far beyond just having a job to make ends meet. Fueled by purpose and rewarded by personal fulfillment, we offer more than just standard career opportunities.

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