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Childcare, Babysitting in Vienna

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Childcare takes on many forms in Vienna including day nursery, kindergarten, after-school care and babysitting.

Day nurseries are specially for children up to the age of three. A team of four school staff generally take care of about 15 children. In Vienna, there are a total of 549 day nurseries looking after 5000 children. Kindergartens are the answer if your child is between three and six years of age.

Children are taught a number of cultural activities and sports. English language and computer education are also introduced. There are 1500 kindergarten groups, with 25 children per group in Vienna. After-school facilities are normally located close to primary schools. The focus here is on afternoon activities and school homework.

There are 465 after-school care groups looking after 10,500 children. Babysitting is arranged on an informal and one-on-one basis. For more information on childcare in Vienna, please click here.

The following links are a good place to start your hunt for childcare in Vienna.

Update 26/08/2010


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