After-school childcare (OIB)


Following the decision by the Board of Governors of the European Schools, and the communication from the 4 European Schools in Brussels on the procedure to follow for the temporary and extraordinary admission of displaced Ukrainian pupils to the European Schools in Brussels, please find below the procedure to follow should Ukrainian children enrolled at the European School also need to temporarily attend the European Commissions after-school centre.  

Eligible children: 

  1. children of local staff repatriated from the EU Delegation to Ukraine;
  2. displaced Ukrainian children hosted by EU officials or other servants of the EU institutions;
  3. displaced Ukrainian children hosted by staff members of the European Schools.

Medical requirements 

  • All children attending the childcare services of the European Commission must fulfil certain medical requirements and need to have their vaccination scheme in order.  It is recommended that parents already book a medical consultation with ONE/Kind en Gezin to complete/update the vaccination scheme ahead of time.


  • The enrolment requests of Ukrainian children for the after-school centre must be sent by e-mail to: OIB-INSCRIPTIONS-GARDERIES-POSTSCOLAIRES@ec.europa.eu  and to  OIB-INSCRIPTIONS-GARDERIES-AEREES@ec.europa.eu for the outdoor summer childcare organized during July and August with “UKRAINE” in the subject field.
  • Ukrainian children can be welcomed to the after-school centres as of 25 April 2022 until 31 August 2022.
  • This temporary admission to the European Commission childcare services will be free of charge and subject to the availability of places.


Enrolment for afterschool childcare centres (GPS) 2022-2023 in Brussels :

OIB launches the enrolment for the afterschool childcare centres for the 2022-2023 school year for children from 4 to 12 years old.

The official period for enrolment  for all enrolments (new and renewals) is:
from Monday 14 March until Monday 11 April 2022.

Enrolment via KiddyWeb. Please check the enrolment guidelines

Parents must provide supporting documents as soon as possible to the Enrolment team by email only to: 

Any enrolment received after 11April 2022 will be automatically placed on waiting list.

Afterschool page on My Intracomm: https://myintracomm.ec.europa.eu/staff/EN/family/children/afterschool-centre/brussels/Pages/index.aspx?ln=en



The European Commission organizes a fee-based after-school childcare for European Union staff members’ children (from 4 to 12 years old). The emphasis is on relaxation, pleasure, play, contact and well-being. The guiding thread is the notion of importance of free time.

For more information, including the form for the time of pick-up,  please go to:



For any general information request, please send an e-mail to:  OIB-GARDERIES-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu

For any questions related to enrolment, please send an e-mail to: OIB-INSCRIPTIONS-GARDERIES-POSTSCOLAIRES@ec.europa.eu

Parents can also contact the AdP (Association des Parents – Crèches et Garderies), who represents parents whose children attend the after-school childcare and/or the outdoor childcare centres of the European Commission as well as those who are on the waiting list. Contact: EU-ADP-CRECHES-GARDERIES@ec.europa.eu. More information: www.yammer.com/adp-creche-garderie.