This page provides information on study leave, study and examination day and how you apply for a study leave.
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Educational leave #
If you have been employed for the past 3 years, and an employee at NTNU for the past 2 years, you are entitled to full-time or part-time leave for educational purposes for up to 3 years. For up to one year among these, your employer may grant you paid education leave in cases where:
- Further education and/or post-graduate studies are necessary for the organization
- Further education and/or post-graduate studies are necessary to qualify the employee to continue his/her position or work within the organization, and such education is an integrated part of the working conditions
- Further education and/or post- graduate studies are necessary for the employee to continue working as a government employee
The employer decide whether further education and/or post – graduate studies are necessary.
Study and examination day #
You are entitled to 1 examination- or study day per pr. 2 credits. The employee may only use study days as preparation in direct connection with examinations. The employee and employer agree upon in advance, when such study- and examination days are to take place.
If you are attending a study program that is relevant or beneficial to NTNU or your position, you are entitled to 21 paid study- or examination days during an academic year. If your study program is of little or no relevance for NTNU or your position, you are entitled to a maximum of 7 paid study- or examination days during an academic year.
Apply for study leave #
After you have clarified leave with your leader, you can apply via the HR-portal.
References and legislation #
- Working Environment Act § 12-11
- Special agreement about leave of absence and financial terms (in Norwegian) § 2
- Special agreement about leave of absence and financial terms (in Norwegian) § 10