Collective Labour Agreement (CAO) of Dutch Universities
The terms of employment of university employees are set out in the CAO of Dutch Universities.
Read more about the terms of your employment in the collective labour agreement (cao) of Dutch Universities. The current cao applies from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2023.
New CAO changes
On 3 November, the Universities of the Netherlands published the final text of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO NU) 2023-2024. All CAO changes can be found in this text, including the expiration of the Regulation on Annual Agreements.
The HRM Directorate is processing the latest CAO changes and will implement them together with the faculties and centres of expertise. Since the changes take effect at different times, this implementation will be phased. If relevant changes are made, the employees concerned will be notified.