Michaela Hosse
Reception Desk
Phone:+49 391 6110-101
Judith Sträubig
International office, administration's secretariat
Phone:+49 391 6110-151
Cathleen Dedens-Richter
Guesthouse Operations
Phone:+49 391 6110-354



Is the kindergarten closed? Is there no one who can take care of the children at short notice? In such cases, the parents-child-office is a place where you can bring the kids to have a look an them while you are working.


The facility has two workstations, a resting room with a cot, nursing and changing facilities. In addition, a meeting room, a bathroom and a kitchenette are available.

The parents-child-office is located at the guest house 1. The keys can be picked up from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm at the reception desk. The terms of use must be signed upon receipt of the keys.

New Project: "Successful Research at Max Planck – also with a baby"

From July 1st, 2007 the new pilot project "Successful Research at Max Planck – also with a baby" gets started! Supported by the Max Planck Society, the MPS will subsidize childcare for infants between 3 and 12 months of its postdocs with Collective Wage Agreement for the Civil Service contracts and doctoral students with funding contracts. Parents choose a childcare solution individually and can for a subsidy of 50% of the actual costs or maximum 400 euro per month per eligible applicant.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Career Steps Network.

Kitchen and meeting room in the Parent-Child-Office Zoom Image
Kitchen and meeting room in the Parent-Child-Office
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