In case of long-term illness

In case of illness students can apply for an extension of a fellowship to the faculty, if the fellowship is coming to an end. The following requirements must be met:

  1. There must be a continuous illness of minimum one month (or two months for part-time employees)
  2. The illness should be documented by a doctor at the beginning of the sick leave
  3. The supervisor must certify that the disease has demonstrably delayed the PhD process
  4. The Head of the PhD  program must approve the application
  5. The Head of Department must consider the application


  • To obtain a medical certificate at the beginning of the sick leave
  • That there must be an illness for an uninterrupted period
  • And to report that you are sick to the reception!