If you are planning to bring your kids with you to Vechta and you already know that you will need child care, you can find relevant information on how to organize it on this webpage. The University of Vechta is a Familiengerechte Hochschule, a University taking responsibility toward the work-family balance of its students and employees. Here you can also find information on the school and kindergarten system in Germany.



Information for partners/spouses

If your partner accompanies you to your stay in Vechta and they would like to work here, you will find information for your job search in the district of Vechta on this page.

Being or becoming parents in Germany

Are you expecting a baby or travelling to Germany with a small child? On this page, you can find information on pregnancy and birth, as well as on maternity and parental leave and the corresponding social protection programmes for families.


Child care

If you plan to bring your children to Germany with you, you should start early to think about child care solutions for them. On this page you can find relevant information on child care at the University of Vechta.

Kindergarten and school in Germany

In Germany, children that are 6 or older have an obligation to attend school. If you are coming to Vechta with children of school age, you will therefore need to enroll them in a local school. Here you can find useful information on the school system in Germany.

Leisure activities for families in Vechta

The district of Vechta offers children, teenagers and adults a wide range of leisure activities.

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Dr. Caterina Bonora

Welcome Centre of the University of Vechta

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