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Until September 24, schoolchildren in Lower Austria will once again have the chance to attend university instead of school! For the twelfth time, the Children’s University is bringing a colorful science program to Lower Austrian schoolchildren, briefly transforming the gym into a lecture hall and the schoolyard into a landscape of research islands. Here is […]
Until September 30, inquisitive children can collect many, many Geistesblitze in the challenge! After September 30, the 20 researchers with the most brainstorms will be entered into a draw for five great prizes. The main prize is a programmable robotics set from LEGO, which children can use to bring robot models to life themselves. […]
The Children’s University is on tour again! Since Monday, July 26, it has been touring through nine Viennese districts – with varied experiments and fascinating lectures in its luggage. On Monday, everything revolves around the topic “Body”, on Tuesday, the focus is on “Forces and Technology”, on Wednesday, it’s all about “Environmental Protection” and on […]
The research adventure continues! This year, the Children´s university teachers have added fun and varied online formats to with 100 new videos, podcasts, articles or posters.With these, curious young researchers can gain colorful insights into the world of science, solve tricky quizzes and collect new flashes of inspiration around the clock. more
This year, the children’s university magazine “Kix!” is available for all those involved in research at the children’s university activities. In it, curious children can read up on exciting science topics, solve tricky puzzles and get interesting information about student life. They learn more about satellites, climate protection, the path of medicines or about happiness. […]
On July 12, the doors of the universities opened again and the Vienna Children´s University started. For two weeks now, studying in small groups and in different scientific disciplines is the order of the day! A few first impressions can be found here
Registration for the KinderuniWien is now open! Every inquisitive child can register for two courses to get a taste of live research again. Important: registration is required prior to registration! For program and application click here…
A colorful dress, a topic-specific orientation guide and a practical watch list for better management of contributions: the new look of offers all this! The first new contributions are already online, the big swing will follow on July 12! more
For more than 100 children, this summer will be a very special research adventure! During the Science Holidays, they can immerse themselves in small groups into the fascinating world of the university, program a computer game together or learn how feelings of happiness impact the body. The offer is primarily for children with refugee background, […]
UniClub News! In the last years and also this year some of the UniClub participants have passed their Matura. Now the 2nd UniClub participant has been honored with the C3 Award for her outstanding pre-scientific work in the field of international development. Lilas has been attending the UniClub for 6 years now and in her […]
This summer, curious children can travel through an entire children’s university universe! There is something for everyone: From July 12 to 23, it’s time to experience science on site at the universities in small groups and together with Kinderuni teachers! The program for the Children’s University in small group format will go online in June, […]
In our work on science communication, it is a central concern for us to also address so-called “hard-to-reach” target groups—whether in the park, at the university, online and on paper—even those who are “harder to reach”. Managing Director Karoline Iber was invited to an expert panel of the OeAD Center for Citizen Science on May […]
Soon will celebrate its first birthday! For this reason, the website will get a new look in June and new articles will be added—so that curious children will be able to research even more exciting topics from July onwards! For the renovation work, will be unavailable for some time in June, so that […]
We are still looking for volunteers for the team of the Children´s University! Interested students and graduates can participate in the Children´s University in small group format, accompany children and teachers and help with the running of the courses! You can click for the call for applications here…
The Children’s University on Tour is a low-threshold science education project for children and young people in public spaces, which takes place in Vienna in the summer and in Lower Austria in the fall. We are looking for support in the mediation team for the Kinderuni on Tour 2021 now! All information about the call […]
This summer, the doors to the lecture halls and seminar rooms of the Viennese universities will once again open a crack and curious children can go on a taster tour together with scientists at the Vienna Children´s University! In order to make the Vienna Children´s University as safe as possible, there will be no big […]
This summer, 12 children from our vacation week “No Planet B” spent a morning with Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler and developed climate messages. What they have to say you can see here…
For all children´s university students we have added a few new posts to to bridge the time until the Children´s University summer: A year ago in the first lockdown, children´s university teachers started Kinderuni@home, now we have completely redesigned these posts from last year. All curious children can learn about infrared radiation, explore geography […]
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Good question and honestly: We also don’t know exactly! COVID-19 will still be there and it is not sure, what will be allowed. But we can reveal: We are planning a real Children’s University universe with programs at the universities in small groups, visits to Vienna parks and an exciting online program. It won’t be […]
With “Ida” a new project starts this semester in cooperation with the UniClub!  Ida serves to young women with refugee and migration experience: It offers consultations, accompaniment and trainings to ensure violence prevention through education and to support the young people in identity development. Workshops for educators are also on the program – the first […]