Reconciling work & family life

As one of the largest employers in Austria, the University of Vienna strives to support its staff in reconciling job and family duties. The following website provides information about the University of Vienna's offers and services related to the reconciliation of work and family life.


Work - Care - Wellbeing Days 2022

A family friendly career in academia - is that possible? What conditions are necessary to stay healthy when working flexibly and digitally? How can team leaders support their teams when somebody is strained by care responsibilities? During the Work - Care - Wellbeing Days, there was an extensive programme on these topics with talks and discussions with employees and experts.

Parts of this (German-language) event were recorded. The recordings will be made available soon.

Childcare & services


General information
Permanent childcare
Childcare during holidays
Flexible childcare
Childcare during Human Resources Development courses
Changing tables

Nursing care for family members


General information
Dependant care leave
Care leave / part-time care leave
Care allowance
Nursing care & support in Vienna

Useful links


Career advancement & continuing education and training
Legal framework
Birth of a child
Other links & contact points