Branch                                                                                                    Foundation

Chemical Industry                                                                                 1865


At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).



  • BASF SE: 35.972 (2015)
  • Germany: 52.837 (2015)
  • Europe: 70.079 (2015)
  • Worldwide: 112.435 (2015)


Sales volume

  • Germany: € 28,229 million (2015)
  • Europe: € 38,675 million (2015)
  • Worldwide: € 70,449 million (2015)
  • EBIT BASF-Group: € 6,739 million (2015)



We operate six Verbund sites as well as 338 additional production sites worldwide.

  • Headquarter: BASF SE Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • BASF-Group: worldwide


Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.


Our portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals.

Innovations based on chemistry will play a key role in three areas in particular:

  • Resources, environment and climate
  • Food and nutrition
  • Quality of life

BASF’s products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring good nutrition, and improving quality of life. Sustainability and innovation will be significant driving forces!

Our strategic principles

Our employees are fundamental to achieving the goals of our strategy.
Our Best Team Strategy is derived from our corporate strategy and simultaneously contributes to its implementation. We want to form the best team.
To achieve this, we put focus on three strategic directions: excellent people, excellent place to work and excellent leaders.

Career development, life-long learning, the support and development of our leaders as well as the inclusion of diversity are cornerstones of our human resource management.



At BASF, employees come together in interdisciplinary and global teams to realize exciting projects. That’s what we call the power of connected minds.

The right employees are crucial for our business success. We want to form the best team. A team of unique people with different qualifications and strengths. Individuals working together on the solutions of tomorrow. Individuals who complement each another and contribute their best to the team. Individuals facing new challenges together, thus improving themselves and becoming more satisfied.

We think that especially MBA students could contribute a lot of work experience as well as international understanding to our business and to the team. So be part of the power of connected minds.


BASF employs job starters and professionals in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and economics as well as in law, human arts and social sciences.
Typical MBA Students entry positions are the BASF Management Consulting but also the Top Start International Business Leader Program.

The MBA students would take over responsibility from the first day on. Therefor we offer an exciting variety of roles, performance-related compensation and extensive opportunities for international development. In addition, a healthy work-life balance is a key priority for all of us.


For example as a Management Consultant at BASF you would advise our customers – top management at BASF worldwide – in the areas of strategy, commercial and organizational excellence:

Find out more at www.basf.com/consulting and further exciting opportunities you will find at www.basf.com/career

Application process is as follows:
application submission > screening process > telephone interview > expert screen with the searching units > interview day.


Contact Mark Dorn, Senior Vice President BASF Management Consulting:

Phone: +49 621 60-45234

Mobile: +49 172 2137482

Email: mark.dorn@basf.com

More information and online application: www.basf.com/career.

E-Mail: jobs@basf.com

Phone: 00800-33 0000 33

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The MBA World Summit brought together once again an amazing mix of strengths, curiosities, passions, and diverse cultures – with a joint interest in unlocking future potential.

Oliver Muehlisch, Head of Practice Group Commercial Excellence, BASF