Leave of Absence

A leave of absence is time away from studies which a student can take in case of reduced productivity caused by acute diseases that require long-term rehabilitation treatment; exacerbations of chronic conditions or frequent diseases (more than one month per semester); anatomical defects that do not allow for restorative treatment during studies.

The maximum duration of a leave of absence is one year. If necessary, it may be extended for another year.
A maternity leave, childcare leave until the child reaches the age of three, and in case the child is ill and needs home care — until he/she reaches the age of six, are provided in accordance with the Labor Code of Ukraine.

First-year students are not eligible to re-start their studies.

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