About one fifth of graduates decide to reap the benefits of a doctorate in pharmacy, Salary and career prospects gain a clear head start if graduate studies are followed by a successful doctorate.
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.
A doctoral degree will certainly only help you to become rich in an idealistic sense. The first contract for a PhD position should have a term of at least one year - after which, graduates are rewarded with their first salary increase.