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If you quit

Information about procedures when you leave your employment.

Notice period for the employee

  • one month if the employment lasted a maximum of 1 year
  • 2 months if the employment lasted more than 1 year

NOTE: A termination must be in writing to be valid. You can use the form "Request to cease employment" .

When you quit, you must return the following items:

  • All keys
  • Entry card
  • Possible credit card, contact Eurocard for closing
  • Computer
  • Mobile phone
  • Computer equipment, including the kind you used at home
  • Borrowed books

Checklist from IT-support

Keep in mind that:

  • Clear working documents and archive/distribute current documents
  • Clear/export home directory from computer
  • Empty lockers and return locker key
  • Clear lab space/desk space
  • Take care of food that you brought with you in the fridge or freezer
  • Your e-mail address will be terminated within one month of termination of employment.
  • Save and archive documents and hand them over to successors Here is more information about how e-mail addresses are terminated and about what applies to certain categories such as professor emeritus/emerita with contract and doctoral students who remain students after termination of employment.
  • In connection with the termination of the e-mail address, your profile page on KTH's website will also be deleted
  • Close open cases in W3D3
  • Certify invoices
  • Report any matters in the self-report
  • Submit any functional mailboxes you are responsible for
  • Download and save your payslips if you want access to them after employment ends
  • Notify the institution's administration of the address for possible forwarding of mail
  • Ratings and certificates: You can ask for a certificate without ratings or a grade with ratings. In the case of a shorter period of employment than 6 months, a grade is not usually written.
  • Exit meeting: Held by HR managers in connection with the last day of employment with the aim of obtaining as candid views as possible on leadership, personnel policy, skills development and more.