Human Resources

HR policy

Human Resources

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There are 4 staff categories of Academic Staff:

  1. Senior Academic Staff (ZAP): these are lecturers, associate professors, professors, full professors and part-time full professors.
  2. The assistant academic staff (AAP): these are assistants, teaching assistants and doctoral assistants.
  3. Non-statutory academic staff (BAP): these are research staff members (researchers, postdoctoral researchers) and visiting professors.
  4. PhD scholarship holders

There is 1 category in the non-academic staff, i.e. the administrative and technical staff (ATP): these are employees of the supporting services.

Every career category has its specific degrees. In each degree, different salary scales and levels are possible. Your salary will be determined based on your qualifications and relevant experience.

Academic staff


Administrative and Technical staff (ATP)