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Working hours

Working hours

How to register working hours for TA staff and TR-staff.

Use the DFO app or SAP portal to record your working hours, absence or to record travel expenses account.

  • Working hours for teaching and research staff (TR)

    • Standard working hours remain unchanged throughout the year - 7.5 hours per day (37.5 hours per week). The lunch break is not included in the working hours.
    • Information about work schedules
    • TR staff who have worked overtime must record their working hours in the working hours form and the overtime list (.xlsx) which are to be delivered to the supervisor who approval and signature.
  • Working hours for technical and administrative staff (TA)

    Normal working hours

    • Normal working hours are 07.00 to 17.00, Monday to Friday but summer hours differ from winter hours:
      • Winter working hours - from 15 September to 14 May; 7.75 hours per day (38.75 hours per week).
      • Summer working hours - from 15 May to 14 September are 7 hours per day (35 hours per week).
      • The lunch break is included in the working hours and the employee must be available to the employer.
      • The core working hours are from 09:00 to 14:30 and the flexible period from 07:00 to 20:00 - Monday to Friday all year.


    • Overtime is only permitted if there is a specific and time-limited need. In other words, overtime cannot be used as a permanent arrangement.
    • Overtime must be compulsory and verifiable
  • Working hours for part-time teachers

    Read more about digital time sheets.

    Find your local payroll contact if have any questions regarding digital time sheets. See contact information below.

Contact, working hours and vacation + SVA

Contact HR Shared Services about working hours

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Departemental contacts for payroll matters

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Find your local payroll contact

Centre for Welfare and Labour Research (SVA)

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Employees at SVA are asked to contact HR at their Institute for questions about working hours and vacation.