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Here we have listed some of the frequently asked questions about our German courses and our child care. Do you need more information? Please contact us!

FAQ course fees

I would like a course fee reduction. What do I need to do?

Course participants who live in the canton of Basel-Stadt must show K5 their health insurance company’s confirmation of their premium reduction. Reduktion is possible for all the courses at K5.

Course participants who live in the canton of Baselland must show K5 their past three salary statements. Here you can find the courses subsidised by the canton of Baselland. We are unable to give a regular fee reductions for all other courses.

Course participants who live in the Dorneck-Thierstein district of the canton of Solothurn can attend some courses for a fixed reduced fee. You can find the courses here.

What is a health insurance premium reduction? Where can I apply for it?

A health insurance premium reduction is the financial support provided by the canton to help pay health insurance premiums. It must be applied for at the canton’s benefits office, ASB (Amt für Sozialbeiträge). You can find more information on their website.

Can I pay for my course in instalments?

Yes, depending on the course we can offer an instalment payment plan. You can find the information in our terms and conditions of the respective course or contact us directly. We are happy to provide information. 

Where can I get the free Basel-Stadt voucher?

This voucher is issued by the Residents’ Registration Office (Einwohneramt des Kantons Basel-Stadt). A voucher is given to adults who are in their first year of residence in Switzerland. Please contact the Residents’ Registration Office regarding any other requirements you may need to fulfil in order to receive a voucher. 
You can find more information on their website.

FAQ childcare & playgroup

How old must my child be to participate in K5's childcare programme?

K5's day care centre accepts children between 6 months and 5 years of age. 
K5's playgroup with integrated language development is available for children between the ages of 2.5 and 4 years. 
For more information, please consult the childcare section of our website or ask at our Info-Punkt.

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