Family events

In certain situations, you are entitled to additional leave. If possible, you have to request this leave with the secretary's office of your faculty or unit no later than 24 hours prior to the situation taking place.

Event

Additional leave

Your marriage

5 calendar days

Marriage of first- or second-degree kinship or relations by marriage

1 calendar day if the celebration takes place on a day you normally work

Death of your partner

The day of your partner's death up until the day of the funeral or cremation

Death of first-degree kinship or relations by marriage

A maximum of 4 calendar days

Death of second-degree kinship or relations by marriage

A maximum of 2 calendar days

or a maximum of 4 calendar days if you have to organize the funeral or cremation and/or the inheritance

Marriage of third- or fourth-degree kinship or relations by marriage

The time that is needed to attend the funeral or cremation, with a maximum of 1 calendar day

Death of the person living together with a brother or sister of your partner's

A maximum of 1 calendar day

Your partner giving birth

A maximum of 2 calendar days

Your 25th or 40th wedding anniversary

1 calendar day if the celebration takes place on a day you normally work

25th, 40th, 50th or 60th wedding anniversary of your or your partner's (step)parent's

1 calendar day if the celebration takes place on a day you normally work

A maximum number of leave days is given in case of the death of second-degree kinship or relations by marriage. In practice, it often suffices to take less leave than officially allowed.