Being a public employee
As an employee of a public authority, you have both rights and obligations as well as certain benefits.
The implications of being a public employee in Sweden are also described in an online course called “Vårt uppdrag”, available in English. This online course contains film clips, slide shows, voice-overs and interactions. It takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Salary and benefits
Find out more about the factors which affect salaries at Lund University and discover what benefits you have as an employee, how salaries are paid out and what applies in the case of fees.
You own your own research - Intellectual Property Rights
In Sweden, researchers own the rights to their findings (Intellectual property rights of Academic staff) – which entails both a great opportunity and a responsibility.
Are you planning to apply for annual leave – or do you want to know how many days of annual leave you have?
Insurance for international staff
As an employee of Lund University, you are covered by various insurance policies, both at or on the way to your workplace, but also during business travel.
Read more about insurance for international staff
Professional development and staff appraisals
Lund University offers careers and professional development opportunities, in the form of seminars, networks and mentoring programmes as well as a wide range of internal training courses. Courses in higher education teaching and learning are intended for those who teach Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD students.
Staff appraisals are to be conducted annually with all employees. The appraisal is based on the goals of the organisation as well as your own individual goals. There are different ways to prepare for the staff appraisal as an employee.
The objective of Lund University’s work environment management is to create an environment that you find rewarding and stimulating. By offering a stimulating workplace, we help employees to thrive and perform well.
Gender equality and equal opportunities
The University’s activities are based on gender equality and the pursuit of ethnic and social diversity. The University recognises the equal value of all people and works to combat racism and xenophobia.
Government employees have a particular responsibility when it comes to bribes. Employees or contractors at Lund University should not above suspicion of being influenced by irrelevant requests or considerations in their work.
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