Children & Family

Are you coming to Germany with your partner and children? Here you find information about childcare services, the German school system and financial support for families.

Childcare Services

Childcare Services

Family support is an important subject in Germany. All 3- to 6-year-old children have a right to a kindergarten place. More Childcare Services

Germany's School System

Germany's School System

In Germany, children between 3 and 6 years of age are able to attend a pre-school facility. All children aged between 6 and 15 (or in some federal states 16 years) are obliged to attend school. More Germany's School System

Financial Support for Families

Financial Support for Families

Parents in Germany receive child benefit. A monthly allowance is paid for each child until the age of at least 18. More Financial Support for Families

Will my spouse be allowed to work in Germany?

Will my spouse be allowed to work in Germany?

If your spouse comes to Germany with you, the scientific visa also entitles him or her to work in Germany. More Will my spouse be allowed to work in Germany?