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Working at the Meertens Institute

The Meertens Institute, established in 1926, has been a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 1952. We study the diversity in language and culture in the Netherlands. Our focus is on contemporary research into factors that play a role in determining social identities in the Dutch society.

The institute has about 65 staff members. The staff is employed by the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy adheres to the employment terms set out in the Collective Agreement for Universities in the Netherlands.

For general questions or information you can contact the HRM Department (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Job openings at the Academy can be found on the Academic Transfer website.

More information on internships can be found on the internship page.
 

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    The Meertens Institute, established in 1926, has been a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 1952. We study the diversity in language and culture in the Netherlands. Our focus is on contemporary research into factors that play a role in determining social identities in the Dutch society.

    The institute has about 65 staff members. The staff is employed by the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy adheres to the employment terms set out in the Collective Agreement for Universities in the Netherlands.

    For general questions or information you can contact the HRM Department (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

    Job openings at the Academy can be found on the Academic Transfer website.

    More information on internships can be found on the internship page.