Overview of actors

Basel Institute on Governance

The Basel Institute on Governance is an independent not-for-profit competence centre working around the world to strengthen governance and counter corruption and other financial crimes.

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, since 2003, we work worldwide with the public and private sectors and civil society. We maintain field operations in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

Our operational approach reflects what we believe are the key components of fighting corruption and strengthening governance. This involves a multi-stakeholder approach, we support both public and private sectors. We believe prevention is better than cure, so we helo build strong governance structures and institutions that can resist corruption. We take a practice-oriented approach in all our work.

... and why

Our core mission is to contribute to global efforts to prevent and combat corruption and strengthen governance.

We see anti-corruption and good governance as critical components to achieve sustainable and equitable development around the world.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Agriculture and Forestry
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
External Relations
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication
Political Affairs and Peacekeeping
Security and Safety
Social Development

As we expand and evolve, we regularly seek new team members who share our passion, are willing and able to uphold the highest professional standards, and are motivated to join a dynamic and international team of corruption fighters.

Our headquarter-based positions are located in Basel, Switzerland, while our field staff and consultants are spread across the world.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities no
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Peace Promotion and Human Security


Basel, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
South/East Asia and Pacific

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

Outside Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

Learn more

Visit our website