The topics of family, children, and proper childcare and education have always been important and much-debated ones in Germany. With Germany’s declining birth rate and aging population, the government wants to see to it that families are supported in their wish to have children as much as possible.
However, this support is often most tangible in the form of financial benefits and tax breaks, and less in the form of additional infrastructure in the form of childcare options et cetera. Finding a place in a German kindergarten for your kid might take quite a bit of endurance on your part, as spaces are as rare as sought after. Even some of the other possible options might sometimes be hard to come by. We have detailed the issue in our article on childcare in Germany.