University and Family

Dual Career & Family Service

The Dual Career & Family Service at Freie Universität advises employees and students with children or relatives in need of care, organizes informative meetings and informs about child care facilities close to the campus.

Women’s Representative Office

The Women’s Representative of the department of Physics supports employees and students with family commitments at conflicts as well as at annulling an agreement of fringe benefit remuneration.

All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.


The Studentenwerk Social Counseling advises studying parents at financing questions.

Employee Committee

Information about maternity leave, parental leave and prospects of flexible organization of working time are available at the Employee Committee which is responsible for you.

Family-friendly department

The baby care room (room 1.1.28) features an armchair, a changing table, a cot as well as a sofa and can also be used by mothers-to-be as a relaxation room.

To enter the baby care room an electronic key is needed. Employees with an electronic key can get the baby care room unlocked in room 1.2.16, students can contact the Women’s Representative office to get an electronic key.

In the first-aid-room next to lecture room B is a changing table for which no electronic key is needed.

Further it is possible to borrow a cot in the Women’s Representative office.