The kihz Foundation offers a range of childcare options which also cover holiday periods. It is worth taking advice.
Childcare that you need at short notice, whether at home or for unexpected childcare problems, can be arranged via the kihz Foundation’s kihz Mobil and kihz Flex services. For more information, click here:
Childcare at Internal UZH Conferences
For internal events at UZH, the kihz Foundation offers an option for booking on-site childcare via its kihz Mobil service.
Childcare at National or International Conferences Outside of UZH
Under the Finance Regulations, the Gender Equality Commission (GEC) is able to approve (temporary) childcare grants for junior researchers. The Gender Equality Commission decides once a year whether or not to approve the relevant applications, which must be submitted by 30 September. For further information, visit Funding & Grants.
Financial support for childcare during congress trips
Doctoral students whose participation in a congress would be endangered due to a lack of childcare can apply to the Graduate School for a contribution to the costs incurred for on-site childcare up to a maximum of 300 CHF per year. For further information, visit Financial support for childcare Graduate School
Childcare during school holidays
Juniors Club ASVZ
Each Saturday and Sunday, from 10.15 a.m. to 1 p.m., children age 4 and up can frolic and play in the sports hall of the ASVZ Sport Center Polyterrasse, bouncing, swinging, jumping, balancing, sliding, rolling and playing games with the appropriate equipment. ASVZ instructors trained in childcare and sport supervision look after the kids so their parents can go about their own sports activities at the ASVZ.
This offer is only available to children of parents with valid ASVZ card.
When Children Are Ill
The necessary time, up to a maximum of five working days of paid leave per case of a child’s illness or accident, will be granted to families with infants/toddlers or school-age children