In the Harz with Kids

Play and fun

The district of Harz offers many exciting, educational and nature-related leisure and adventure offers. The fun park in the Bodetal, the adventure park in Ilsetal or the Brocken Coaster in Schierke are just a few examples ... the Harz Mountains provide lots of fun for young and old!

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Familienurlaub im Harz

Daycare centers

In the Harz district there are over 100 child daycare facilities that ensure the different requirements for child-friendly development.  Whether you are looking for a state Kindergarten, Montessori based learning, special needs or bilingual learning, the Harz district has all of your little ones need´s covered.

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Kita-Verzeichnis Sachsen-Anhalt

Kindertagesbetreuung Landkreis Harz - Informationen


The Harz District has a broad education spectrum with an excellent and recognized high-quality school and education structure. In addition to primary, secondary, community, comprehensive and special schools, we also offer specialized state schools such as the State Music High School or the State Education Center for the hearing impaired.

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Schulen im Landkreis Harz

Higher Education

The Harz University of Applied Sciences has been in existence for over 25 years. Their two locations in Wernigerode and Halberstadt offer innovative courses, a modern atmosphere and high-quality academic training in:

- Automation and IT,

- Administrative science and

- Economics