Family Service

Holiday program for school-aged children

Kiel University offers a range of holiday activities for school-aged children (6 to 14 years) in the Easter and autumn breaks, and in the first three weeks of the Schleswig-Holstein school summer holidays.

This offer is open for children of staff members of the University, Geomar, the IPN (Institute for Science and Mathematics Education), the ZBW (Information Centre for Economics), the IFW (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) and the UK-SH (University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein).

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee
© Uni Kiel


At the beginning of every year the registration form for the holiday program is posted on the homepage and announced by a special email sent to all staff members.
Places are allocated according to the date on the application. You will be informed whether or not your child is given a place.

You can find the application form for 2018 here .

Registration deadline for the Easter holiday program:




The participation fees include: Insurance (third party and accident insurance), tickets for public transport or equivalent, entrance and guided tours and handicraft materials.

Participation fees per week and child:
60-- € (up to 2,300-- € gross monthly family income)
85-- € (up to 3,000-- € gross monthly family income)
110-- € (above 3,001-- € gross monthly family income)

Once you have successfully registered, the Family Service will send you a bill listing the participation fees, prior to the start of the holiday program. Unfortunately we cannot accept cash payments!

Cancellation regulations are as follows:

If you wish to cancel the agreement, you can do so without charge up to 3 weeks prior to the start of the first holiday program week. From then until the start of program a charge of 50% of the participation fee is payable. As of the start of the program the full sum is payable.

Cancellation without charge:

  • for Easter holidays until: 
  • for summer holidays until:
  • for autumn holidays until: 



The weekly schedule is usually announced on the homepage 4 weeks before the start of the holidays. A varied program with field trips, art lessons and sports days awaits the children.

Here you can view the: CAU Easter holiday program 2018


Here you can have a look at the previous easter, summer and autumn program:

Weekly schedule autumn holdidays 2017

Weekly schedule easter holidays 2017

Weekly schedule autumn holidays 2016

Weekly schedule summer holidays 2016



Opening times

Opening times are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Children should be brought between 8 and 9 a.m. and collected between 4 and 5 p.m.. Before 8 a.m. and after 5 p.m. minors have to be supervised by their parents or guardians.

Additionally, there is an early service available on request. For this you need to register in advance.

Early service from 7 a.m.; cost: 7.00 Euro / hour

Prior registration at:



Please consider that no meals are offered!

Parents should provide their children with enough food and beverages (especially in the summer). It is possible to store drinks for the whole week in the activity rooms (refrigerator available).

On some days there is a possibility of visiting the canteen on campus. More information will be provided after registration.