It isn’t always easy for researchers to find the right balance between career and private life. As a family-friendly higher education institution, the University of Mannheim supports them by providing dual-career assistance, and advice on work-life balance, taking family leave and combining work with caregiving.
Are you an expectant parent? Or is your child too young to stay home alone? No problem: the university has child care facilities and a parent and child room, and provides suggestions on child care during school holidays. It can also advise you on topics such as maternity leave and parental leave.