Get help

If you have to look after a relative, you might want to get help based on a cooperation agreement between TUM and awo lifebalance (the former Elternservice AWO), which has now been extended until December 31, 2018.

The agreement applies to all TUM employees and students, offering comprehensive advice and assistance in finding care facilities or caregivers. In case of emergencies, awo lifebalance can provide caregivers within 24 hours. There is also an extensive online information portal that offers non-binding initial information.
All employees and students of TUM are invited to make use of this service.
The website Care of family members provides more information - including the agency’s hotline.


The TUM Family Service - which belongs to the Equal Opportunities Department - offers comprehensive information, advice, and services focusing on the challenge of balancing work/studies and a family. Students and employees of all faculties and central units can ask for help with regard to matters of parenting, childcare, looking after relatives, etc. The service center enjoys great popularity, and it strives to improve the family-friendly conditions at the university.

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