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Employee benefits

  • Salary
    The salary depends on your qualifications and experience. This means that you and your employer will agree on the salary before you enter employment.

  • Generous holiday terms
    You are entitled to holiday from the first year of your employment. Depending on your age you are entitled to 28-35 days of annual leave. If you are employed only part of the year the number of days of annual leave are based on the length of your employment. In addition to your ordinary salary you will also receive an extra payment when you are on holiday.

  • Flexible working hours
    We apply flexible working hours. This means that you yourself have the freedom to plan your working hours, as long as the requirements of the work are fulfilled. In connection with certain public holidays in Sweden your working hours are shortened, which means that you may finish earlier these days.

  • Parent-friendly working place
    If you are on parental leave you will receive a supplementary payment during the first 360 days of your parental leave. In addition you can also shorten your working hours with as much as 25 per cent until your child is 12 years old.

  • Insurances
    As an employee you are covered by a number of insurance policies which are valid in different circumstances: If you are injured at work. If something happens to you, some degree of financial protection is provided for your family. When you are on a business trip, both within Sweden and abroad.

  • Keep-fit activities
    As an employee you are entitled to spend one hour of your regular working hours each week on keep-fit activities. You can, without cost, join a group activity or workout at the gym and the circuit training organised by Örebro University's sport association, ÖUIF. Keep-fit activities are also available for those working at Campus Karlskoga and in Grythyttan.

  • Occupational health services
    We offer occupational health services. The purpose of the occupational health service is that you as an employee can get help with problems, physical or psychological, which are work related.

  • Compensation in the event of illness
    If you fall ill you will receive supplementary compensation during days 15 to 365 independently of your income. You are entitled to visit a doctor during working hours. You will also be compensated for treatment fees and prescription drugs.

  • Equality and gender equality
    Örebro University endeavours to be a work place of equality. This means that everyone will have the same possibilities and rights to develop and to exercise their influence over their work. Basically it is a question of creating justice and safe working conditions which together will contribute to higher quality of and increased competence within our operations.

  • Programme for employees
    The programme for employees at Örebro University aims at providing you as an employee with increased understanding and knowledge of the organisation. As a new employee you will be well taken care of with an introduction both locally, at your school or department, and centrally.