At Forschungszentrum Jülich, employees providing care (for family members) alongside their work can benefit from numerous measures to reconcile work and family life to the greatest possible extent. With these measures and initiatives, BfC is committed to providing all employees with equal opportunities to reach their career objectives. This topic page provides an overview of the various childcare options, information for soon-to-be parents and for employees providing care for family members, as well as the strategic goals for implementing a family-friendly corporate culture.

Reconciling Work and Family Life

Familienbewusste Unternehmenspolitik

Family-Friendly Corporate Policy

Information on the strategic goals of Forschungszentrum Jülich with regard to the family-friendly corporate policy.

Beruf und Privatleben


Information on flexible working hours options with or without family commitments, the info lunches network format, and the Pakadoo parcel service on the Jülich campus.

Eltern werden

Beeing parents at Forschungszentrum Jülich

Information on the most important steps from pregnancy registration to returning to work, as well as support services for parents of small children.

Pflege von Angehörigen

Caring for Family Members

Information on framework conditions and company support services that are available to reconcile work and care responsibilities.



Information on childcare options at Forschungszentrum Jülich from regular childcare to childcare during the school holidays, as well as on the childcare advisory and arrangement services.


FAQs about reconciling work and family

These are challenging times, and this especially applies to colleagues who reconcile work and family life.