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This summer, the doors to the lecture halls and seminar rooms of the Viennese universities will once again open a crack and you can go on a taster tour together with scientists at the Vienna Children´s University! To organise the Vienna Children´s University as safe as possible, there will be no big lectures, but you […]
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, […]
Soon will celebrate its first birthday! For this reason, will get a new look in June and will be expanded with new articles—so you can research even more exciting topics from July on! For the renovation work, will be unavailable for some time in June, so that we can work diligently on […]
You know someone who is on the way to graduate from high school and would like to take a look behind the scenes at the university before starting their studies? Or someone who is already studying and is looking for insights into campus life? Then tell them: The Children´s University is still looking for volunteers […]
Do you know more about a “hard to reach” audience? Which groups are the ones who have a harder time learning about science and research? We’ve been trying to reach all kids since the inception of Kinderuni—in the park, at the university, online and on paper—including those who are “harder to reach.” And that’s why […]
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…
Hard to believe how time flies! Soon will celebrate its first birthday! So we need a great present for all those who help to create and use it regularly. What could be better than a new dress? is getting a new look for the summer and will be expanded with new articles so […]
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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 […]
We have added a few new posts for you 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 in a playful way, […]
A pinch of curiosity, a portion of questions – in the Children’s University Lab, planning for KinderuniWien, Kinderuni on Tour and is in full swing! Just a little patience, soon you will find out more about the Kinderuni plans for 2021 on this page. We are looking forward to seeing you again!
On Friday, November 27th, the European Reseachers’ Night will take place again! This year, exciting insights into research and technology will be offered ONLINE across Europe – and there will be a special children’s university channel from 3 to 8 pm! At that channel you and your parents will find exciting live lectures, exciting virtual […]
25. November 2020


A new children´s university year has started and we are already looking forward to a lots of research hours together! For these days at home, we still have a few special tips on for you and your whole family! Laughing is important – in the lecture with Clown Igor you can learn more about the […]
Children and young people also experience – at the latest since November 3 in the morning – that this day is different and that a terrible terrorist attack has happened in Vienna. Here you and your parents can find information about explaining terror to children and young people and what is important when talking about […]
30. October 2020

Messages for our climate

Our climate is on everyone’s lips and it is more important than ever that we deal with it! For this reason, 12 children from our vacation weeks spent a morning discussing with Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler and then developed messages and wishes for our climate. In the next few days we will present some of […]
Just in time for the autumn vacations there is a new focus on In the articles on the topic of digitization, you can learn all about new technologies and exciting developments and conquer the digital world with a lot of curiosity and fun! For all those who are particularly interested in environmental topics, there […] has been available since 6 July – time for a first review! And here come a first balance sheet: On you can find 260 articles from 350 lecturerer. By mid-October, more than 5,900 young researchers had studied and experimented with them – in the process, more than 332,000 brainstorms were collected in a […]
Wow! By September 30, all students together had collected over 330,000 flashes of inspiration at! The following 10 researchers have collected over 95% of all possible flashes! Congratulation! jugendrat elisahuynh annahuynh tomaskriska michaelakriskova dwarf teuemorue sebi2011 fabian1008 robert8 You can continue to collect flashes of inspiration at at any time – how many […]
In mid-September, the children’s university went on tour again and took place to several schools in Lower Austria. On site, they experimented with questions such as “Where does sugar disappear into water”, “How does a tornado develop” or “How does a battery work” and gave short interactive lectures on topics such as “Dry grassland as […]
For 10 weeks every Monday new topics were placed on! And here are the good news: will stay online and you can still join in at any time to review your highlights or discover others. New registrations are also possible in the future – so tell your friends and teachers about and […]
Every Wednesday in summer, a live stream from the teaching rooms of the universities was broadcast on Current topics were discussed, many questions were asked and answered. And there were exciting tasks to be solved! You can find all streams to watch on under the menu item Live-Stream.