The best of both worlds

The best of both worlds

The right balance between Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals as well as innovation and tradition – that’s what we stand for at Merck. Around 40,000 employees...more

The right balance between Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals as well as innovation and tradition – that’s what we stand for at Merck. Around 40,000 employees worldwide are pursuing the “Sustain. Change. Grow.” strategy to continue the Merck success story – and improve quality of life for people everywhere. Merck's operating activities come under the umbrella of Merck KGaA, in which the Merck family holds an approximately 70% interest and free shareholders own the remaining approximately 30%.

Two strong divisions for the pharmaceutical market

Two strong divisions for the pharmaceutical market

Merck has two strong divisions for the pharmaceutical market: Merck Serono develops innovative prescription pharmaceuticals. Through their targeted effect,...more

Merck has two strong divisions for the pharmaceutical market: Merck Serono develops innovative prescription pharmaceuticals. Through their targeted effect, these help patients to live a longer and better life. Consumer Health Care is the division for over-the-counter products that relieve minor complaints and enhance quality of life.

The Merck Share

The Merck Share

The shares of Merck KGaA have been listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since October 20, 1995. Merck is pursuing a long-term financing strategy based...more

The shares of Merck KGaA have been listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since October 20, 1995. Merck is pursuing a long-term financing strategy based on a strong financial position. We want to optimize our costs of capital by maintaining a strong equity position, high operating cash flow and by making economical use of resources. The primary objective of our Investor Relations activities is to communicate with the financial community, especially private as well as institutional investors and analysts, in an open and timely manner. Our focus is on conducting a correct, comprehensive and fair dialogue.

Join an exceptional company

Join an exceptional company

Merck offers outstanding jobs and fascinating international career opportunities – in 67 countries around the globe. Take the opportunity to find out more...more

Merck offers outstanding jobs and fascinating international career opportunities – in 67 countries around the globe. Take the opportunity to find out more about one of the world’s leading chemical and pharmaceutical companies and discover what Merck has to offer you. We are constantly looking for recent graduates and experienced professionals – talents with excellent skills and expertise, leadership potential and pioneering spirit.

Merck interactive

Merck interactive

Join us on an interactive journey to discover what’s so special about Merck. Merck works for and with people all over the world. "M – The Explorer Magazine"...more

Join us on an interactive journey to discover what’s so special about Merck. Merck works for and with people all over the world. "M – The Explorer Magazine" gives you the chance to look over their shoulders. On "Merck. Driven by Innovation" you will learn that at Merck innovation is not just a buzzword. And "A voyage through history" provides insights into the history of the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company.

What makes Merck unique – The Merck Way

What makes Merck unique – The Merck Way

What makes Merck unique – The Merck Way
What makes Merck unique – The Merck Way

Staying true to oneself: the Merck culture. For Merck, entrepreneurial success starts with people. We possess a culture in which every individual canmore

Staying true to oneself: the Merck culture. For Merck, entrepreneurial success starts with people. We possess a culture in which every individual can make a difference. A culture that is based on both mutual respect and a strong sense of identification...

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The  balance between Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals as well as innovation and tradition – that’s what we stand for at Merck. Around 40,000 employees worldwide are pursuing the “Sustain. Change. Grow.” strategy to continue the Merck success story – and improve quality of life for people everywhere.