The Department of Chemistry provides scientific solutions to today’s unresolved questions, focusing both on fundamental as well as applied research. The department's researchers are well-connected with and active within the international scientific community. Furthermore, they foster their connections and collaborations with chemical industry, worldwide, but especially with the chemical and biochemical industry in the Rhine-Main area. The department provides unique oportunities for interdisciplinary research as it covers experties in inorganic-, organic-, physical-, computational-, industrial-, macromolecular- and bio-chemistry. These provide the foundation for the strong collaborative research evolved within the department.