childcare and schools
for staff, students, junior scientists:
· childcare centres (crèche and kindergarten)
Ulm University - crèche (Krippe)
Childcare centre with 20 places for children of university staff and junior scientists from the age of 9 weeks to 3 years.
Ulm University - kindergarten
Childcare centre with 40 places for children of university staff and junior scientists from the age of 3 years till the beginning of school; in individual cases from the age of 2 years and 9 months.
Studierendenwerk (student services) - crèche (Flohzirkus)
Childcare centre with 20 places for children of students from the age of 9 weeks to 3 years. Also available for the children of doctoral candidates.
University Hospital – crèche and kindergarten
· Notice board (the place to seek or find)
Crèches, kindergartens and day care centres
(websites in German only)
- in Ulm
Info and advice: Family Office of the City of Ulm, online-search-Kitaplatz
Childcare offers that evolved through parents' initiatives:
The Wichtelburg, Prittwitzstraße 13-17, Kindertagesstätte Guter Hirte e.V., look after children from the age of 6 months to 6 years. Information via phone: +49 731 92270-41
The Knopfschachtel, takes in children from Ulm the age 3 to 6 years. Phone requires: +49 731 552611.
- in Neu-Ulm childcare centres Portal
Childminder, nanny, Großtagespflege (small day care center)
- Ulm: Tagesmütterverein Ulm e.V. www.tmv-ulm.telebus.de
- Alb-Donau-district: Tagesmütterverein Alb-Donau-Kreis e. V.
District administration (Landratsamt) Neu-Ulm, Kantstraße 8, 89231 Neu-Ulm, phone: +49 731 7040-304
- Administrative districts Günzburg, Neu-Ulm, Unterallgäu, Memmingen City: www.tagespflege-bayern.de
Tips for selecting a childminder: information and check lists Handbuch Kindertagespflege (guidelines for childcare) by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.
Information Familienwegweiser (guide for families – in German only) , Familienhandbuch (manual for families – in German only).
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You can find toddlers groups (Krabbelgruppen), play groups (Spielgruppen) and parents and children groups (Eltern-Kind-Treffs) in Ulm and Neu-Ulm in the family magazine Kinder in der Stadt in the section Gruppen und Treffs (groups and get-togethers)
• in Ulm
Information by the City of Ulm, including full-time schools (Ganztagsschulen).
Service offers at schools at a glance.
There are preparatory classes (Vorbereitungsklassen) for children with no or little German language skills.
• in Neu-Ulm
Information by the City of Neu-Ulm, including full-time schools (Ganztagsschulen).
English-speaking education institution (kindergarten and school)
The International School Ulm/Neu-Ulm (ISU) is a new, all-day international school including an Early Years Program./ The International School Ulm/Neu-Ulm is an all-day institution (kindergarten and school from 1st to 12th class) with accreditation from the government of Swabia as substitute school (Ersatzschule).
Registration for childcare as early as possible
You must register your children in good time for these childcare programmes. Sometimes places are in short supply due to high levels of demand. The best thing to do is to enquire as soon as possible about vacancies.