Family Service

Commissioners for family affairs, functions and networks

Family Service

The Family Service provides counselling and advice to all members of Kiel Universty regarding the family-friendly university. It is responsible to implement new measures for a family-oriented university.

University Board

The vice president for international affairs, young researchers, equality and diversity, Prof. Nele Matz-Lück, promotes family friendly measures at Kiel University. She connects the Family Service to the University Board.

Commissioners for family affairs

In spring of 2012 commissioners for family affairs were established at Kiel University. Since then they became active in planning and implementing themes that are relevant for families in the interest of a family oriented university. The commissioners for family affairs are the interface between the family service, which is located within the central administration and the faculties, Graduate Center and Clusters of Excellence.

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Arbeitskreis für Vereinbarkeitsfragen (Working group for compatibility of work/studies and family needs)

The working group discusses and implements issues of the family-oriented University. Members of the working group are the responsible Vice President, the Family Service, the Gender Equality Commissioner, the Students Union and the Commissioners for family affairs.


Kiel University is member in different networks, such as Netzwerk Familienfreundliche Unternehmen Region Kiel, Dual Career Network Germany and Dual Career Network Hamburg + der Norden.