Pay negotiations

Local pay negotiations

Read about the schedule for the local pay negotiation process, salary agreement catalogues and pay criteria. You can also find the pay negotiation form on your local pay negotiation website. Please complete the form if you want to have a pay increase negotiated for you.

Electronic form for 2021 salary negotiations

Read more about the new electronic form.

Supplement types

You can propose two types of supplement:

  • Supplement for qualifications
  • One-off bonus 

 Read more about supplemets here

Timetable for pay negotiations 2021

Brief about dates: 

  • 4 February - 25 February 2021: During this period, employees can submit the information which is to be used during the pay negotiation process, and employees who are negotiating on their own behalf can submit their request for negotiation
  • February - June 2021: Preparation and negotiation period

See the complete timetable for pay negotiations here.

The financial framework for the pay negotiations 2021

Prior to the annual pay negotiations, the senior management team – following discussion in the Main Liaison Committee (HSU) – decides on an overall pay negotiation budget. The pay negotiation budget for pay negotiations 2021 (the period 1 April 2020 - 31 March 2021) is fixed at max. 0,5% for pay supplements and for one-off bonuses.


The dean and the university director may decide to give departments/schools (Arts)/centres/administration centres and administrative divisions pay negotiation budgets which are lower than 0,5%.