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As one of its support services for researchers and students with young children, the Kyoto University Gender Equality Promotion Center provides a day care service for infants on public nursery school waiting lists.
Please note that the Day Care Room service is only available to Kyoto University students and researchers. The care service is commissioned to private company, and the university covers a portion of the cost of the service.
Those who wish to use the Day Care Room should apply to the Kyoto University Gender Equality Promotion Center after thoroughly reading the “Information for Applicants” below.
Overview of the Day Care Room Service
|Location||Kyoto University Gender Equality Promotion Center|
|Period of Availability||April 3, 2019 to March 30, 2020|
|Persons Eligible to Use the Day Care Room||Students and researchers at Kyoto University (including recipients of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship for Young Scientists).
|Children Eligible for Admission to the Day Care Room||Healthy infants aged from 9 weeks to younger than 15 months* are eligible for admission.
*(children can be admitted until the end of the month prior to that in which the child turns 15 months old)
The maximum number of children that can will be admitted to the Day Care Room is as follows:
|Days of Operation||Monday–Friday (Except national holidays, the university’s foundation day (June 18), administrative staff summer and winter holidays, and other days on which closure is deemed necessary by the center’s director)|
|Hours of Operation||9:00–18:00
An “out-of-hours” nursery service can be provided between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. and 18:00 and 20:00 p.m. (additional fees required).
If a storm or other emergency warning is issued in Kyoto City before 8:00 a.m., parents are requested not to bring their children to the Day Care Room. If a storm or other emergency warning is issued later in the day, during the day-care period, parents should collect their children from the Day Care Room as soon as possible.
|Fees||Monthly Fees per Child (inclusive of tax)
1）Parents using the Day Care Room for less than five days per week must specify the days of use in advance.
|How to Apply for the Day Care Room||To apply to use the Day Care Room, please complete the Advance Registration Form and the Application Form, and send them both to the Center. (Those who have already submitted an Advance Registration Form only need to send the Application Form.)
Note: a copy of the Notice of Disapproval issued by your district’s Welfare Office must also be submitted prior to the scheduled admission date.