We offer excellent opportunities for natural science researchers who would like to do their PhD dissertations in our supporting Research & Development environment. With more than 450 researchers, our main Skin Research Centre in Hamburg is one of the largest and most advanced in Germany - and one of the most important in the world. We hosted more than 115 dissertations in co-operation with numerous research institutions and universities between 2001 and 2015. And in 2009, we went a step further and inaugurated our own internal PhD program. Your PhD will be of course subject to your respective university, including your acceptance as a PhD student. Nevertheless we will be the industry partner at your side.