Work and Family

The question of work-life balance is crucial for many parents and dual-career couples when considering whether to apply for a particular job. On this page, you'll find a compilation of links to websites that may help you with this decision. If you have specific questions about relocating with your family or partner to live and work in the Washington, DC, region, we encourage you to contact the Vertrauensfrau (the Institute's equality officer) at


Many families also consider other options like nanny-shares and au pairs.

Local School Districts

Washington, DC



German / Bilingual Schools and Associations

Other Resources