Switzerland has some of the most sought-after universities in the world. This makes the country a highly attractive place to come for postdoctoral studies. It is also comparatively well paid. This article explores the area of postdoc in Switzerland.
Doctorates following the traditional model still make up the majority of PhDs in Germany compared to structured programmes. For doctoral candidates from abroad, a traditional PhD requires a great deal of initiative, autonomy and tenacity.
The working areas of chemistry graduates are as diverse as their salaries - factors that have a positive effect on salary include postgraduate qualifications, working in industry and management responsibility.