Staff employed under the national collective agreement of 22/05/1996 (CCNL), in the first 3 years of employment, are entitled to:

  • 30 days of paid holiday every 12 months, if they work on a 5-day week
  • 34 days of paid holiday every 12 months, if they work on a 6-day week

After the third year of employment, the above staff, and staff employed before the entry in force of the national collective agreement (CCNL) of 22/05/1996, are entitled to:

  • 32 days of paid holiday every 12 months, if they work on a 5-day week
  • 36 days of paid holiday every 12 months, if they work on a 6-day week

Sick leave

Employees who are absent due to sickness must notify the Ufficio Amministrazione PTA by 9am of the first day of sickness. By the second day, they must provide an estimate of how long the absence is likely to last. Employees must provide a physician's certificate to support the sick leave claim, even for a single day of absence, within 5 days from the first notification or its extension.

Employment injury

Employees are insured against work-related accidents and occupational disease with more than three days of medical leave.

150-hours study leave

To safeguard the right to education, members of technical and administrative staff (employed on open-ended contracts or on fixed term contracts for more than one year) are entitled to a paid study leave for a maximum of 150 hours per year; this option is available only for 3% of staff on open-ended contracts.

Short leave: personal reasons, medical reasons, sickness

In compliance with the provisions of art. 33 of the national collective agreement (CCNL) signed on 9/8/2000, staff members may apply for special short leave for personal reasons; the application must be approved by their supervisor and the duration of the absence must not be more than half of the daily working hours.

Paid leave

Staff members at the University of Trento may apply for the following types of paid leave:

  • study leave to take university examinations or participate in selection procedures
  • wedding leave
  • personal emergency leave
  • family leave
  • bereavement leave
  • carers’ leave to care for a disabled relative
  • leave for public duties
  • carers’ leave
  • blood and bone marrow donors leave 
  • leave to work at elections

Maternity-Paternity leave

Women are entitled to maternity leave and time off before and after giving birth as follows:

  • Maternity leave: 2 months before the estimated date of delivery and 3 months after the actual date of delivery
  • Parental leave pay amounts to 100% of the monthly wage for the first 30 days, and to 30% of the wage for the following 5 months.

Working fathers are entitled to postnatal paternity leave (for a maximum of three months) for the part that was not used by the mother of the child in case of death or serious illness of the mother and if the father has exclusive custody of the child.

Leave of absence and time off

Leave of absence and time off options:

  • Time off for family or study purposes (2 years)
  • Time off for training (for employees with at least 5 years of continuous service) (11 months)
  • Leave of absence for family reunification
  • Leave of absence for members of local bodies

Permission to perform other work

Permissions to perform other work are granted to technical and administrative staff by the head of the human resources department (Direzione Risorse Umane e Organizzazione), who is the delegate of the Director General, upon approval of the employee’s supervisor.

Healthcare abroad

All staff (faculty members, researchers, and technical and administrative employees) travelling abroad for work is covered by a health insurance plan.
When travelling to countries within the European Union, staff members must bring with them the TEAM European healthcare card, which replaced the E111 form.

Code of Discipline

In compliance with art. 46, (8), of the national collective agreement (CCNL) 2006-2009, please find on this page the code of discipline.
The document can be downloaded.

Code of Conduct

In compliance with art. 17 of the abovementioned collective agreement, please find on this page the code of conduct applying to public sector employees, written under art. 54 of decree law of 30 March 2001, no. 165.
The document can be downloaded.

application/pdfCode of discipline (in italian)(PDF | 19 KB)
application/pdfCode of conduct for public servants (in italian)(PDF | 66 KB)