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Working time and absences management

Welcome to the Absence Management home page.

On these pages you will find detailed information on managing your absences, legal references and our contacts.

Our knowledge base contains a wide range of procedures to help you with the process: EPFL – portail Sesame : Absences

A systematic and regular registration of absences enables a better information sharing and work organisation within a team. Daily updated data is accessible to all employees at any time.
Absences management system enables EPFL to carry out its employer’s obligations relating to reporting requirements linked with external funding as well as preserving its employees health by providing time for rest. Data extracted from the system provides a calculation basis for financial provision as well as various statistics (such as the social evaluation) published by EPFL.
In case of question, please feel free to contact the absences management team through its Helpdesk: [email protected]
All EPFL-funded employees are required to record their absences (worked and non-worked) in the absence management account.


From Monday to Thursday

Absences Helpdesk

[email protected]

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