Getting involved at Vienna Children’s University

The Vienna Children’s University is the largest science education project for children in Austria. Scientists from a wide range of disciplines give lectures, seminars and workshops for children aged 7 to 12. The participating universities offer students the opportunity to participate in VCU every year.

Volunteering at the KinderuniWissenschaft

You are interested in university and science (and want to get a taste of university air)?
You are already studying, but would like to get to know university in a different way?
You like to work with children?
You want to do something useful in the summer?

The Vienna University Children’s Office cordially invites students and pupils from the age of 16 to join us at the Vienna Children’s University and become part of the team for two weeks!


KinderuniWissenschaft at the campus of the University of Vienna will take place from 09.07. to 23.07.2022. Excursions to institutes, laboratories and museums are also planned. A Children’s University day goes from about 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM with a lunch break. .

You can participate in one of the two weeks or both:
Week 1: 9.07. and 11. to 15.07.
Week 2: 18. to 23.07.

At the end you will receive a confirmation from the Vienna University Children’s Office for your participation.


For volunteering at the KinderuniWissenschaft an immunization proof against COVID-19 (3-fold vaccination or recovery certificate not older than 180 days) is obligatory!


  • As a team, you will assist with set-up in the morning (e.g. attaching signs, preparing) and clean-up in the afternoon.
  • Every morning there will be a short team meeting.
  • You support the lecturers (bring them into the room, help with the preparation).
  • You will collect the children who have registered for a course and bring them to the course room
  • During the course you support the lecturers and the children (e.g. support with group work or help with handing out material).

If you are interested, please send an e-mail to:

You can find more information about KinderuniWien here and more detailed information about volunteering at KinderuniWissenschaft here.

We would be happy if you would join us and together we can give children a great Kinderuni experience!