There are clear rules governing absences at UZH. Find out what you need to consider for the following absences.
Vacations are intended for recreation and relaxation and should be taken. Here you can find information about claiming and taking holidays.
Military Service / Civil Protection
Anyone serving in the Swiss Army, in civil protection, Red Cross service or alternative civilian service is entitled to compensation for loss of earnings.
Paid / Unpaid Leave
UZH grants paid leave for certain events. An application must be made for unpaid leave.
Illness / Accident
Find out what to do in case of absence due to an accident or illness.
Information on parenthood and work-life balance at the University of Zurich.