The Trade Union of the Employees of Private and Foundation Universities (Alapítványi és Magánegyetemi Dolgozók Szakszervezete, AMEDOSZ in Hungarian) is an independent trade union established by employees of Cental European University in 2003.

The Trade Union of the Employees of Private and Foundation Universities is a democratic organization acting for its members' interests in accordance with the rights and regulations of the Hungarian Labor Code and other relevant laws. Primarily, the mission of the Union is the protection of rights of its members and providing counseling on those rights.

The Union

  • acts to improve the financial and social conditions and working environment of its members
  • represents its members against the employer on issues where labor and employer-employee-related issues are discussed
  • informs its members of their rights and obligations related to their financial, social, and working conditions
  • contests illegal measures taken by the employer or other managerial bodies that concern the financial, social, or working conditions of its members
  • improves and tends to its relationship to local and international education- and work-related organizations that represent the interests of employees in higher education and the public service sector.