Standards, Guidelines and Quality Assurance for Gender Equality in Academia

Families Office Service Section

Technische Universität Berlin


Information / guidance

Students, Graduates / doctoral researchers, Postdoctoral researchers, (Junior) professors, Leadership positions, Research staff

No explicit subject

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

The Families Office at Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) is the main point of contact for all employees and students for all matters relating to balancing a career or studies with a family.

The service of the Families Office includes information and advice in the following areas:

balancing work/studies and family

""family-friendly university"" audit (service department is responsible for coordination)

work organisation (part-time, teleworking, special leave)

student support during pregnancy and parental leave

TU-Tandem mentoring programme for students with families

maternity leave, parental leave and parental allowance

childcare: daycare, school, babysitting, school holidays, emergencies, during university events

students with children: what options are available?

family matters

caring for relatives

family-friendly policies/applying for third-party funding

Technische Universität Berlin


Abteilung Personal und Recht

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