Family Service

Holiday program for school-aged children

The autumn holiday programme will not take place this year.

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 Kiel University, Geomar, IPN (Institute for Science and Mathematics Education), ZBW (Information Centre for Economics), IFW (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) and UKSH (University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein).

Zwei Studenten und eine Tasse Kaffee
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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 of registration. You will be informed whether or not your child is given a place.

You can find the application form for 2021 here. (changes may occur)

Application deadline for the Easter Programme 2021: March 8, 2021

Application deadline Summer Programme 2021: May 24, 2021

Application deadline Autumn Programme 2021: September, 6 2021


The participation fee includes: Insurance (basic 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, you will get further information about the program by mail. The Family Service will send you a bill 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 the first holiday program week a fee of 30% of the participation fee is charged. As of the start of the program the full sum is payable.

Cancellation without charge:

  • for Easter holidays until: March 8, 2021
  • for summer holidays until: May 31, 2021
  • for autumn holidays until: September 13, 2021



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

Weekly schedule easter holiday program 2020

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

Weekly schedule autumn holiday programm 2019

Weekly schedule summer holidays 2019

Weekly schedule easter holidays 2019

Weekly schedule autumn holidays 2018

Weekly schedule summer holidays 2018

Weekly schedule CAU Easter holiday program 2018



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: minimum hourly wage

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.



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