Family service

To make your professional and family life go together Services for employees of the university

The University of Duisburg-Essen supports and eases with its services for parents a combination of a scientific career or professional life with the family.

The main aspects of the parental service office is it to give a professional counseling all about the issues of family and occupation, the communication between caregivers and the development and realization of own care projects.

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For children of employees DU-E-KIDS

Since January 2006 the Campus Duisburg provides the first own care project for children (under three years) of UDE employees. In the day care centre DU-E-KIDS outside of the home children are looked after by qualified and experienced childminders.

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For students' children Childcare centres of Studierendenwerk

  • The Studierendenwerk runt the childcare center Brückenspatzen and Tiegelkids on campus Essen, as well as the childcare center Campino and the daycare center Campuskids on campus Duisburg. In the facilities, children of students from the age of four months are looked after by pedagogical experts.
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Student initiative Supervised playing

Following the motto "do it yourself" ("Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe - Betreutes Spielen in Eigenregie") the Student Council (Asta) offers a programme for studying parents with its "Krabbelgruppe" at the Campus Essen. Students take care of their children themselves by taking turns looking after them during their free time at the university.

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