Balancing work and family life

Balancing work and family life is of particular concern to the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. It therefore offers its staff and students alike, all year specific support measures.

 

Audit "University and Family" (hochschuleundfamilie)

This certificate was first awarded in 2011 to the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. As one of the first universities in Austria, it was awarded for successful reconciliation of family, study and work.

The criteria for which are needs-based child care and the sustainability of applied family-friendly measures.

The "Career and Family" Certificate (berufundfamilie) of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna was first awarded to the University in 2010, and has now been integrated into the "University and Family" Certificate. The “Career and Family" Certificate was awarded for improved career opportunities for mothers and for financial and organisational support given to bodies representing parental interests in the departments involved.

The Certificate "University and Family"
The Certificate "University and Family" [Link 1]
The Certificate "Career and Family"
The Certificate "Career and Family" [Link 2]
 
The award giving ceremony 2011 for "University and Family!
The award giving ceremony 2011 for "University and Family! [Link 3]
 

Kindergarten at the Vetmeduni Vienna

Since 1.10.2014 the children of staff and students are cared for in our kindergarten, run by the "kindercompany".

Application for a place in the kindergarten
Please get in contact with the "kindercompany" directly. At their website your find the application form.
To the website of "kindercompany" [Link 4]

Contact details "kindercompany":
Judit Fischer
T +43 676 83482838
Send E-Mail to Judit Fischer Schütz [Link 5]

 

Child care during the holidays

During the nine-week period of the summer vacation, employees’ 3 to12 year old children will be professionally supervised.

Additionally, during Whit Tuesday and Leopolditag school holidays the 6 to 12 year old children of employees have the opportunity of staying on campus under supervision.

In both cases, the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna will have the support of students from the University College of Teacher Education of Christian Churches Vienna.

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Network for recently appointed professors: Dual Career Service Vienna – Lower Austria – Upper Austria

The universities and institutions of tertiary education in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria have formed a network, the Dual Career Service Vienna – Lower Austria – Upper Austria, which offers support to recently appointed professors and their partners in their new professional and personal situation and provides them with extensive support:

  • Network of universities that offers contact to the universities in the network and enables a fast information flow regarding jobs, kindergarten spots, staff development seminars, family service offices, and much more among the members of the Dual Career Service
  • Individual and personal consulting for professors and/or their partners
  • Extensive web platform featuring information on living, working, housing and social life in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
  • Contact to the Dual Career Service Support of the WWTF as well as other cooperation partners

Goals of the Dual Career Service Vienna – Lower Austria – Upper Austria:

  • Supporting spouses and partners in dual career couples in the job search and the various challenges that come with a new living situation
  • Support career development with the aim of reconciling work and family life
  • Recruiting excellent researchers
  • Enhancing family-friendliness of universities and employer attractiveness
  • Internationalising and improving the image of the university locations Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
 

Audit University and Family

Logo Audit hochschuleundfamilie
Logo Audit hochschuleundfamilie [Link 10]

Audit University and family (hochschuleundfamilie) for universities and universities of applied sciences:
To the website hochschuleundfamilie
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