Family Service

Long-term care of relatives



To combine care of relatives with job or studies is one of the big challenges of our time. Kiel University aims to support its members and create a positive environment for members with care duties at Kiel University. The definition of care includes, besides elder relatives also same aged or younger relatives - partner or children can also be depend on help.

Kiel University as a family friendly institution provides various facilities to its employees and students in order to ease the compatibiity of care and job or study duties: special leave, part-time employment or family-care-time (Familienpflegezeit), holiday semester or part-time studies.

You can find more information on the website of the Human Resources Department at Kiel University (in German). Besides the Human Resources Department, the Family-Service provides advice for this topic.

For more detailed information please contact the "care-point" of Kiel City (Pflegestützpunkt der Landeshauptstadt Kiel).