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Flexible childcare


A university event is taking place outside the usual childcare hours, an important business appointment has come up at short notice, or the babysitter has unexpectedly canceled?
For such cases, the Family Service of the University of Freiburg offers flexible childcare in cooperation with the agency Cogo gGmbH. 


Care offer

  • Hourly care for children aged 1 to 12 years.
  • Care hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.
     (Requests outside these hours are possible, but cannot be guaranteed).
  • The caregiver looks after the children at the family's home. Pick-up from daycare or school is also possible.
  • One caregiver is provided for a maximum of two children. If more than two children are to be cared for, consultation with the Cogo gGmbH agency is necessary.
  • The childcare offer is limited to the city of Freiburg.
     (Childcare outside of Freiburg can be requested, but not guaranteed).

Who may take advantage of this offer?

  • Employees and doctoral students of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg who need a caregiver for their child or children for official reasons (e.g. university events, advanced training courses, conferences, meetings, etc.).



  • The caregivers are employed by the agency Cogo gGmbH and have a current first aid course, a certificate of attendance at a babysitting course or a certificate as an educator.
  • There is the possibility to get to know the caregiver in advance, if necessary, in person, by phone or by video chat.


  • 8 Euro per hour 
  • For care outside Freiburg, there may be additional costs for the journey



In order to use the childcare service, a one-time registration on the website of the Cogo gGmbH agency is necessary ( Afterwards, you can contact the caregivers and submit your requests.

Please submit your request at least 48h before the start of care. 



Please address your questions regarding the booking to:
Agency Cogo gGmbH
Klarastraße 79a
79106 Freiburg
Tel. 0761 / 592 46 03
Office hours: Mon. - Fri. from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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