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Work for Europe, make a difference

We work for Europe. A career here means contributing to keeping prices stable in the euro area and people’s money safe in the bank.

We are looking for curious minds. We value diversity and seek people from different backgrounds who want to grow as professionals in a dynamic, data-driven and multicultural environment. Here at the ECB, you can make a difference to the lives of fellow Europeans.

Discover our vacancies

We regularly advertise job openings for a wide variety of support, professional and leadership roles. Opportunities for recent university graduates include traineeships and our Graduate Programme.


What we offer

We value our employees, and you will have many opportunities to develop your personal and professional skills throughout your career. Take a look at what we have to offer: working at the ECB means much more than just an attractive salary.

Benefits and rewards


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We value diversity

At the ECB, we believe diversity promotes excellence. More diverse teams mean a wider range of opinions, leading to better and more robust results. We reach out for the best talent so that we can take the best possible decisions for the good of all people living in the euro area.

Why we value diversity

Graduate Programme

If you have a postgraduate degree and a keen interest in central banking, take a look at our Graduate Programme. The two-year programme offers unique development opportunities and valuable work experience at an EU institution.

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If you have at least a bachelor’s degree and no more than 12 months professional experience since graduation, a traineeship at the ECB can be a good way to kick-start your career. Our trainee hiring campaigns run throughout the year.

Learn more about our traineeships

Who we are

We are as diverse as Europe. We come from all over the EU, bringing a multitude of backgrounds and life experiences with us. We work to support the economic well-being of millions and take pride in what we do.

Meet our people

The ECB experience

Collaborating with colleagues from other EU countries. Sharing diverse perspectives. Feeling you are making a real impact. These are just some of the things that make up the ECB experience. See what it’s like here.

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