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Children experimenting with a Kinderuni on Tour box
The Children’s University summer is far from over! On 1st of August, the research adventure continues and curious children can immerse themselves in science topics at public places in Vienna for six weeks without registration. The Children’s University on Tour will be setting up its lecture tent and research islands in a wide variety of […]
A girl and a boy with laptop
20. July 2022

Vienna Children’s University is not only live on site at the seven locations! Curious children can also take a wide variety of subject areas into the garden or the swimming pool! At there are over 300 contributions from all institutions involved in VCU, for example about ancient deities, poisonous plants or cryptography. more
Children at the Vienna Children's University graduation show different emotions from laughter to amazement to skepticism
The VCU is in full swing and today the 2nd week at the Vienna Children’s University Science, Vienna Children’s University Medicine and Vienna Children’s University Veterinary Medicine started. At the beginning there was a big anniversary party, but there will also be another celebration at the end! Because the Graduation Day is part of the […]
Vienna Children’s University students who cannot come to the VCU Graduation Day on 23th of July but still want to receive a VCU certificate can send someone else to the InfoPoint in the main building of the University of Vienna on the day of the ceremony to collect the certificate. Certificates will also be available […]
A Vienna Children's University lecturer in his lecture, you can see his back with the T-shirt inscription "We turn the university upside down".
There are again places available at the KinderuniWien, because new courses have been added. Therefore, there is the possibility to book 8 courses until the booking deadline on Tuesday, July 5 at 2 pm! The 3+5 rule applies: up to 3 workshops and up to 5 seminars/lectures! In the program on you can click on “show […]
Children running in the courtyard of the University of Vienna
From the student ID card to the anniversary concert: July 9 is the day of celebration at the Vienna Children´s University! In addition to the collection of the study card and the T-shirt for all young students, there will be a diverse family program for all the senses and the anniversary box with 20 exciting […]
Vienna Children's University student with student card
From now on you can register for the courses of the Vienna Children´s University! Please note two things: You have to register before the registration! The 2+4 rule applies, which means that you can register for 2 workshops and up to 4 lectures and seminars! You can register here …
two children with the Anniversary Research Box
From now on, curious young researchers can browse through more than 300 courses at seven locations: The program for the 20th Vienna Children´s University is online! The focus in this anniversary year is “diversity”, but there is a lot more to discover. Registration is also open now, with registration starting on June 13 at 2 […]
Group of girls and team member reading experiment instructions
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. We are looking for support in the mediation team for the Kinderuni on Tour 2022 now! All information about the call for applications can be found here … […]
Volunteers assist an instructor in a course of study
The Vienna Children´s University, one of the largest science education projects in Austria, is looking for volunteers. Pupils and students who want to get to know the university in a different way are invited to apply!  At the Vienna Children´s University, children from 7 to 12 years of age discover science up close. Volunteers support […]
A child looks through a magnifying glass
From May 17 to 19, school classes are invited to be part of a great research journey for young, curious explorers! The Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) is celebrating its 175th birthday! Because this is a good reason to celebrate, they invite together with Vienna Children´s University school classes to get scientific answers to their questions in lectures, […]
Vienna Children's University students with balloons on campus
The courses at the KinderuniWien are anything but gray theory and now it’s fixed: In its 20th anniversary year, the Vienna Children´s University will once again offer everything from July 11 to 23 to ask questions, do research and try things out on site at seven universities. There will also be a big pick-up day […]
A woman explains a programmable sewing machine to teenagers
How can you combine creative design with coding? And what do you get out of it? That’s what 18 participants learned at this year’s Daughters’ Day in the Turtle Stitch workshop of the Children’s Office of the University of Vienna. Beforehand, District Head Saya Ahmad, University of Vienna Vice Rector Ronald Maier and Head of […]
Volunteers assist an instructor in a course of study
The KinderuniWissenschaft team is still looking for volunteers! Those interested can wear the yellow team T-shirt and participate in the KinderuniWien, accompany children and teachers and help with the running of the courses! Guaranteed: two diversified weeks at one of the most successful science education projects in Austria! You can apply now—all information can be […]
The daily news is full of it. Everyone is worried about the situation in Ukraine. But how can it happen that a conflict escalates into a war? What tips are there when everything becomes too much and more and more fear rises? Why is it important to talk about your fears and share them? You […]
Experimenting at the Children's University on Tour
Current events in the world leave us anything but cold as well. It seems hard to write positive news, to motivate and inspire! But science inspires and connects all people in this world. Therefore, we would like to provide variety for people and especially children from Ukraine. The Ukrainian-language collection boxes of the Children’s University […]
2022 will once again be a very special children’s university year: exciting courses across all scientific disciplines will be held at the Vienna Children´s University from July 11 to 23. In addition, the Kinderuni on Tour will once again visit public places throughout Vienna, and already offers the opportunity to take a journey through […]
Girl in the airplane made of cardboard, in the trailer many toys, writing "Flying Nanny".
The Children’s Office is expanding its student team and is looking for Flying Nannies and Mannies! An ideal part-time and summer job – with training and the chance to gain a lot of experience in dealing with children, with companies and in a colorful team! Applications are possible until February 28th! To the advertisementmor
Female employees design a workshop with PC and laptop
“Understanding the world with research”: With this motto, school classes are now invited to explore the exciting world of science in an online workshop and take a digital research journey! Where does research take place? What are the subject areas? What does the job description of scientists look like? And what does all this have […]
A few impressions from the international work of the Children’s Office: As part of the European project Phereclos, the team worked on, analyzed and reflected on the topic of the “Covid19 virus” with a kindergarten from the Kaisermühlen educational district. Afterwards, the children and their teachers presented their thoughts on the virus in pictures and […]