Information and Activities for Families in Vienna


Family issues

Daycare, schooling and family related issues


Information on childcare in Vienna is provided here .

Information about schooling in Vienna:

The school system in Vienna

International Schools in Vienna


Family Guide ("FamilienGuide"; pdf; published by the Austrian Federal Chancellery; edition December 2019):

The brochure provides you with an overview of all the financial support available to families.

General information on daycare, schooling and family related issues is provided in the section Information & Assistance.



Platforms and sport activities for kids and teenagers

WienExtra - The infopoint for kids

WienExtra - Infopoint for teenagers



Theatrical performances for children

Dschungel Wien
The Dschungel Wien offers theatre, dance performances, figure and object theatre, pantomime and much more. Every weekend there is a family program.

Kabarett Niedermair
Kabarett Niedermair is a cabaret theatre, but also as a production site and performance venue for children's theatre, including productions of children's book classics such as "Karlsson vom Dach" by Astrid Lindgren or "The Adventures of Petterson and Findus" by Sven Nordqvist.

Kasperl & Petzi
The legendary Viennese Urania puppet theatre - presented by André Heller.


Networking for families in the Vienna area

Vienna Family Network

Vienna Family Network (VFN) is an English-speaking support network for international parents and parents-to-be living in and around Vienna. We are a non-profit organization, run entirely by volunteers. We are here to make sure you feel connected and supported as we all take on the most challenging and rewarding job in the world.