Financial aid for students: BAföG
BAföG is an abbreviation for “Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz“, i.e. the Federal Training Assistance Act. The purpose of BAföG is give every young person the opportunity to complete an education that matches his or her abilities and interests – regardless of his or her social or economic situation. To receive BAföG, you must apply in time. It will not be paid retroactively.
Therefore, make sure you at the beginning of your studies. It might be worth it! Because even a minimal claim ensures great advantages. For example, an exemption from broadcasting fees is possible.
We will be happy to help with your application to realise your claim as quickly as possible.
You will find further information on the websites of the Deutschen Studentenwerk (German Student Support Services) and the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Federal Ministry for Education and Research). Find the texts of the Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz (Federal Training Assistance Act - “BAföG”) online.