Child Care

Day care for participants’ children aged 4 months to 7 years can be provided.

This service will be offered by Stiftung KIHOB, the childcare foundation of the higher education area Bern. Advance notification is necessary.

The deadline has passed on 17 April. In immediate cases, please contact

Please note that this service is included in the conference fee, but in case of exceptionally great demand, we would have to raise an extra fee.

The children are taken care of by trained caretakers. The service includes a snack, a principal meal, an evening meal (if the day care lasts longer than 6:30 pm), as well as the following activities:

  • drawing
  • handicraft work
  • puzzle games
  • singing, active games
  • books / storytelling
  • playing with toys (puppets, cars …)

Childcare will be located in the Parent-child-room (B002) at the vonRoll conference area. It will be available as follows:

Day Time
Sunday, 17 June 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Monday, 18 June 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
Tuesday, 19 June 8:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 20 June 8:30 am to 7:30 pm
Thursday, 21 June 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

(Map of childcare infrastructure at different university sites. Click to enlarge.)

Further childcare infrastructure

A nursing room is available at Unitobler, the main conference location. Click here to read the details about the nursing room D411 in the fourth floor at Muesmattstrasse 45. The key to the room will be handed out at the Welcome Desk on request.

Further childcare infrastructure is provided by the Office for Gender Equality:

  • Nursing rooms
  • Changing tables
  • High chairs in student cafeterias


The locations of these sites are indicated on the map above (click to enlarge).