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Parental leave

Mother

If you are going to be a MOTHER - you can read about your rights and possibilities on this page here.

On this page, you will also find the forms which you have to use in connection with taking leave and further information about time limits for submitting the forms.

In the FAQ-section, you will find answers to any questions you might have on taking parental leave.

Adoptive parent

If you are going to be a parent - you can read about your rights and possibilities on this page here.

On the page, you will also find the forms you have to use in connection with taking leave and information about the time limits for submitting the forms.

In the FAQ-section, you will be able to find answers to any questions you might have on parental leave.

Father/Non-birth mother

If you are going to be a FATHER/NON-BIRTH MOTHER - you can read about your rights and options - under this topic. 

On this page, you will also find the forms you have to use in connection with taking leave as well as information about what you need to do in connection with deadlines for submission etc.

You will find answers to many frequently asked questions in the FAQ

Twin births

If you are pregnant and giving birth to twins (or more children) - there are no special rules.

But you can read about your other rights and possibilities on this page here.

Childcare Days

When you have children - or when you give birth to a child - you are entitled to childcare days.

You can read more about your rights and possibilities on this page here.

PhD Fellow

PhD students employed at the AU follow the same rules regarding parental leave as other AU employees. You can find guidelines and forms on this website. Please send the completed forms to your graduate school.

If you are not employed by the AU, you should contact your graduate school for more information.