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Child Care

Are you looking for a nursery or kindergarten for your child? You’ll find the right information here.


Information on the school system in Brandenburg, profiles of Potsdam schools, and information on registration.

Financial Support

Child allowance and parental allowance. Here you can find out whether you have a claim to these allowances and, if so, how you can apply for them.

Residence permit for partners and children

If you are not a citizen of the EU, and you would like to bring your spouse and/or children to you in Germany, find out more here.

Leisure Time Activities

Where are the best playgrounds? What’s on offer for holiday? And what does Potsdam and the region have to offer for families with children?