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Children’s Office - News

The children’s office is a service institution at the University of Innsbruck and a point of contact for all members of the university with children. The children’s office advices you on all matters concerning children and child-care, informs on legal matters and aids and provides flexible child-care offers.

Child-care facility offering flexible child-care by the hour

In the SpielRäumen facility children of students and employees at the University of Innsbruck from 6 months right up to the completion of their 10th year can be looked after on an hourly basis.

Annually at the start of the semester interested parents have the opportunity to inform themselves  on the offer of the flexible care institution, visit the rooms and get to know the personnel.

For this purpose the Open Days takes place on Monday, 18 September 2017 and Tuesday 19 September 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Moreover, you can register your child(ren) for the SpielRäume on these days and arrange dates for the familiarisation.

Online-Babysitter Exchange

The Children’s Office offers an internal and free online babysitter exchange. This service enables parents a fast and uncomplicated means of contact with babysitters and creates the opportunity to overcome a shortage of carers also in the short-term.

Students interested in working as babysitters can contact the Children’s Office by e-mail. Everyone who is older than 18 years, who likes dealing with children, is reliable, punctual, flexible and responsible and has a completed pedagogical education or passed a babysitter course, can register as babysitter.  

Families at Universities – Annual Conference 2017

The annual conference of the Best Practice Club “Familie in der Hochschule” 2017 deals with the chances and challenges, mobility and digitalisation bring for reconciliation at universities. Representivess from German, Austrian and Swiss universities meet and discuss current research, work and study conditions as well as trends and shapeable perspectives.

Date: 14 / 15 September 2017

 A limited contingency of reduced-price places are available for students.

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Contact and information

More information on the SpielRäume facility, the online babysitter exchange and other offers from the Children’s Office can be found on our website.

In case of any further questions please contact us by e-mail at or by phone at +43 512 507-9048.

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