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Working hours and absence

Working hours

  • Working hours
  • Work duty account
  • Recording working hours
  • Public holidays

Leave of absence

UiO's leave of absence schemes, including research leave


All employees have the right and obligation to take holidays provided they have qualified for holiday pay, either with the University of Oslo or with a former employer.

Sick leave

If you cannot attend work due to own or your child's illness, you must notify your immediate superior immediately.

Senior days

When you turn 62, you receive 12 extra days off with pay. Senior days are not holidays and cannot be transferred between years.