Studying & Family

Dual Career & Family Service

The Dual Career & Family Service of Freie Universität Berlin informs and advises employees and students with children or family members being in need of care. Apart from information about studying with a child/children, the pages of the Dual Career & Family Service also offer a summary of childcare options at Freie Universität Berlin.


Personnel Offices

Information about maternity leave or parental leave also as possibilities of flexible working hours for employees of the Freie Universität Berlin can be obtained at the personnel offices.


At the Department

Children of every age are welcome at the department. The Computer Science has a fully accessible building. All other areas are at least at the ground floor accessible. The baby changing and nursing facilities are very well equipped at the department.

Formal questions can be answered by the examinations offices. More information about actual measurements can be taken from the Studies & Child website.

At the department, student parents and employees can also be supported by the women’s representative, e.g. in case of conflicts or compensation arranging. All inquiries are treated confidentially.


Social Counseling from the Studentenwerk

The Social Counseling from the Studentenwerk offers a competent advisory and provides an overview of several available services.

Scholarships and studying abroad

A fellowship abroad with child can be financed through "Erasmus-program". For more information please contact the International Office at Freie Universität Berlin or visit the website studying abroad with children.