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Right of priority to re-employment

You who have received a written notice from KTH that your employment is ending and that you have the right to claim priority to re-employment can apply here

This page is aimed at you who want to claim right of priority to re-employment according to the applicable rules in 25 § and 27 § of lagen (1982:80) om anställningsskydd (LAS) [in English‐ the Employment Protection Act]. A condition for the right of priority is that you have been employed by KTH, on a permanent contract or according to 5 § LAS for a total of more than twelve months over the past three years and has the appropriate qualifications for the position. A further condition is that the termination of employment is due to shortage of work or that your fixed term employment has not been prolonged. For special fixed term employment the condition is that the employment period is nine months in total or more during the last three years.

The right of priority does not apply if your employment has been set to a fixed term according to rules outside of LAS. Please refer to the section Type of employment on your employment contract.

How long does the right apply?

The right of priority applies from the time of cessation of employment or from the time of notification according to 15 § 1 st (LAS) and for nine months from the last day of employment.

How to apply?

Please apply by pressing the link below (Link to Varbi). Your application will be registered in our recruitment system. You will answer a number of selection questions. If you have no user ID in our recruitment system you will be offered to create one. In the application you will also attach a current CV so that we can consider your qualifications for re-employment. Apply on this link.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  and the Principle of Public Access to Information  apply to those who report an interest in preferential rights.

If you work in Varbi as a part of your job at KTH and are logged on with your work account, you need to log out or change browser to be able to log in as a non-business user.


Please contact HR at your school for more information.