Welcome to the pages of the Family-Friendly University!
Finding a good balance between work or university and family obligations â€” whether they are your own children, grandchildren or relatives in need of care â€” is a challenge. The University for Sustainable Development works to support the universityâ€™s students and employees in overcoming this challenge.
For example, even before the comprehensive quality commitment comprehensive quality commitment of the Brandenburg third level institutions and the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture (MWFK) of the State of Brandenburg, it already started in making the day-to-day world at the university more family-friendly especially for employees and students with children.
Services for parents (and parents-to-be):
- Child care
- Studying with family
- Care of relatives
- Information sheets and links
We are open to expanding our services to meet demand and want to improve it continuously for our target group. As a result, we are grateful for constructive suggestions, commitment and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org or directly to Vera Clauder, Coordinator of the Family-Friendly University.
News and Events
Welcome-Meeting for HNEE-Members and their child*ren on May, 8th
On 8 May 2019 we would like to invite you to our half-yearly welcome meeting for HNEE members and their children. From 14.30 there will be a guided forest tour with a campfire until 17.30.
We are looking forward to many new and old faces!
If you are interested, please send us a short mail with the number of participating adults and children (please indicate the childrens age). Please understand that the meeting can only take place if a sufficient number of participants make a binding registration.
Career Entry for Parents, 15 May 2019
Together with the Career Service of the HNEE, the family-friendly university offers a lecture on 15.5.2019 on the topic "Career entry for parents" (German language). The speaker, Susanne Gast, is the Barnim Job Centre's representative for equal opportunities in the labour market.
Lend a notebook from the family-friendly university
For all parents and pregnant women at the HNEE as well as students and employees with care tasks, the family-friendly university has laptops available for borrowing. They should make it easier for you to work from home for your studies or university. Your child is ill, you have nursing tasks or do not want to commute to the university every day during your final thesis because of your pregnancy?
Simply send us an informal application with the following information: reason for need, period, name, address, study programme and matriculation number or exact job at the university.
After a positive decision from us, you can borrow a notebook against a signature from the ITSZ (house 5, room101-105). There are currently 8 notebooks with Office software, 2 of them are additionally equipped with GIS software. An overview of the devices can be found here.
Physiotherapeutic offers of the AG Gesunde Hochschule (Waldcampus)
The physiotherapeutic treatments at the university are also offered in 2018.
Room alternatives on the Forest campus are missing, so this offer first takes place in the parent-child rooms when it is actually booked by university members. We would like to ask you to notice this, an simultaneous use is not possible.
Please write us if you had to re-schedule (personally or by e-mail to Familie ).
The dates for the treatments:
Forest campus: Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, from 09.00 to 12.00 hours.
We ask for your understanding for the other use of the room.
Annual events of the family-friendly university
April: Welcome Meeting
Juni: Open Day at the HNEE & Family Brunch
Oktober: Welcome Meeting & Grant to the semester-ticket
Dezember: International Family Christmas Party
Christmas Party 2017
In mid-December, the annual family Christmas party of the family-friendly university took place.
Again this year, handicrafts for the children were offered, it gave a well-filled coffee table and atmospheric songs to sing along, were recited by the university choir. The christmassy hall of the HNEE attracted many small and big guests, and even Santa Claus surprised us with an early visit!
We would like to thank all our helpers, the university choir, Santa Claus and the Eberswalder Hochschulgesellschaft for their active support.
We are looking forward to many more events with you!
Welcome meeting winter semester 2017/18
In October a welcome meeting of the family-friendly university took place again.
The well-attended student club offered a nice atmosphere to exchange, get to know each other and to meet again. Despite the cancelled lecture of study financing with child many parents of the HNEE participated in our meeting and enjoyed beside hot drinks and delicious cake the appearance of the "Theater Lakritz" with the piece "Sleeping Beauty".
A heartfelt thanks for the design of the afternoon goes to the student club and the Theater Lakritz!
In the coming summer semester there will be the next welcome meeting, we are looking forward to many participants!
Christmas celebration 2016 - international and family-friendly
On December, 14th, the family-friendly university invited to get together. In addition to festive music from the university choir and the visit of Santa Claus there was also a play corner and a delicious buffet. The auditorium turned into a colorful, festive and friendly hall, which was visited abundantly. Also the international guests were well represented and were able to sing songs like 'Jingle Bells' and 'Stille Nacht'.
We are looking forward to the next encounter and would like to thank all participants as well as the Eberswalder Hochschulgesellschaft for their support.
Welcome meeting on 12.10.2016
To the beginning of the new semester our welcome meeting took place. We would like to thank Mr. Korallus from the Studentenwerk Frankfurt / Oder for his presentation to finance a study with children and his individual advice!
The well-attended meeting was a lot of fun for us and we hope to see you soon!
Family Brunch on June 5, 2016
At the Family Brunch we were able to welcome many members of the HNEE to the greenhouses of the Forstbotanischer Garten.
In addition to a rich buffet as well as a great SchaubudenZauberRevue of the "Sideshow Charlatans" there was a StrohhÃ¼pfburg and other games and handicrafts for the children. There was plenty of time to get to know each other i n a relaxed atmosphere .
We like to thank the Eberswalder Hochschulgesellschaft for the promotion and the Forstbotanischer Garten for the support!
We look forward to the next brunch with you!