Compatibility of career & family

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Flexible childcare

Description

In the "SpielRäume" (play rooms) of the University of Innsbruck, pedagogically qualified experts offer hourly childcare for children between six months and ten years. This childcare program offers flexible service during the academic year and complements conventional facilities, such as crèches, kindergartens or schools. The play rooms are located in the former ADV building, directly at the Innrain location of the University. Childcare hours can be reserved online. One hour of childcare costs € 3,-.

Please find details at:
http://www.uibk.ac.at/leopoldine/kinderbuero/spielraeume/

For whom?

  • For all children (from six months to ten years) of University of Innsbruck employees and students

Contact 

  • Mag. Sabine Fischler, Head of the Children's Center


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Childcare during the holidays

Description

For many parents, it is very hard to organize childcare for their children during school or kindergarten holidays.

For this reason, the University of Innsbruck Children's Center organizes holiday programs (during the semester breaks and summer holidays) for children from three to ten years. The program is organized in the form of topic weeks and includes interesting excursions, numerous exciting games and creative handicraft activities.

Please find details at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/leopoldine/kinderbuero/angebot/ferienbetreuung_infos/ferienbetreuung.html

For whom?

  • For all children – at the age of 3 to 10 years - of University of Innsbruck employees and students

Contact

  • Mag. Sabine Fischler, Head of the Children's Center

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Career and family: counselling

Description

The Children's Center aims to improve the compatibility of career/studies and family for members of the University of Innsbruck and offers free information and advice regarding all questions related to children and childcare. The Children's Center gives free advice and information in the following areas:

  • university offers for employees on parental leave
  • offers for children at the University of Innsbruck
  • individualized forms of childcare
    (child minders, crèches, self-organized children's groups, after-school care centers, etc.)
  • possibilities of financial subsidies and support
  • legal regulations

For whom?

  • All University of Innsbruck employees and students

Contact

  • Mag. Sabine Fischler, Head of the Children's Center


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Leaves of absence

Description

The University of Innsbruck tries to consider and fulfil the wishes of employees under consideration of the support work/life balance, the general employee well-being and interests of further education. As far as it is possible within the business operation next to the legal leaves of absence such as maternal or paternal leave, applications for educational and care leaves are generally approved.

University teachers can apply for a research leave of absence to be released from those responsibilities which require their presence at University of Innsbruck facilities. Options include paid or unpaid research leaves of absence.

For whom?

  • Scientific Staff can apply for research leaves of absence. Other leaves of absence are possible for all employees.

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Part-time employment

Description

Above and beyond legal regulations, the University of Innsbruck offers part-time employment possibilities to promote the compatibility of career and family or to facilitate job re-entry after prolonged sickness.

For whom?

  • All employees

Contact

  • Mag. Julia Papst-Gohm, Vice Rectorate for Personnel


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Dad’s month "Papamonat"

Description

Especially in the first weeks of life of their children many fathers wish to intensively dedicate their time to the common care of the child/the children. Therefore the early paternal leave"Väterfrühkarenz" or "Papamonat" can be made use of.

Please find details at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/personalabteilung/intranet/service/
Keyword “Frühkarenz”

For whom?

  • All employees of the University of Innsbruck

Contact


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Flexible working hours

Description

In consideration of private interests and responsibilities, the University of Innsbruck offers flexible working time models.

For whom?

  • Free scheduling of working time: Scientific Staff) under the collective employment agreement
  • Flextime: civil servants and contractual employees in faculty positions as well as all general staff (except those employed working in shifts and rotation shifts).

Contact

  • Mag. Julia Papst-Gohm, Vice Rectorate for Personnel


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Care of close relatives

Description

The compatibility of career and family is a challenge especially in times of sickness of relatives.

Next to claims for the short-term nursing leave "Pflegefreistellung", there is the possibility to make use of the leave of care "Pflegekarenz", the reduction of working time "Pflegeteilzeit" or hospice leave "Familienhospizkarenz". Furthermore, for specific nursing cases additional special days off are granted.

Please find details in German about the different possibilities at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/personalabteilung/intranet/service/dokumente/pflegebedarf-von-nahestehenden-personen-uebersichtstafel.pdf

Please find further details about the specific options at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/personalabteilung/intranet/service/
Keywords: Pflegebedarf, Pflegefreistellung, Pflegekarenz, Pflegeteilzeit, Sonderurlaub, Familienhospizkarenz

For whom?

  • All employees and students of the University of Innsbruck

Contact


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