SU during parental leave

Parental leave and extra monthly state education grant

If you apply for maternity leave dispensations, you are entitled to 12 months maternity payments from the state education grant, which you will receive during your maternity leave.

If you apply for leave of absence due to maternity or paternity leave, you are also entitled to 12 months maternity payments from the state education grant. These can however not be used by others during your leave. They need to be used before you finish your education.  


Need help?

Read the rules about SU-grants and maternity leave at Styrelsen for Institutioner og Uddannelsesstøtte. You can also find information about SU in english here

If you have questions regarding SU during parental leave, please contact the SU-office via or by phone at 65501053 10 a.m.- 12 a.m. exept wednesday where the telephone is closed.


Do you need support? 

Contact Educational Law & Registration if you have any questions regarding the above mentioned rules. You can do this either via or by calling at 65501059 (between 10 a.m. and 12 a.m.).


Contact Student Services if you have questions about SU, Admission, SDU international, Syddansk Elite,  SPS and other services at SDU.

Contact the counselling at your studies if you need specific knowledge related to your study eg. knowledge about your study plan or how to write a dispensation application.

Contact the General Study counselling if you need guidance concerning general study topics such as study techniques, well-being or simply just find it hard to know who to go to with your questions.