Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz – BAföG for short

Aim of BAföG is to give all young people the possibility to study independent from their social and economic situation.

Beside German students many foreign students can apply for BAföG. In order to find out which foreign student can get BAföG read §8BAföG (only in German).
Students can get financial support up to €648 per month. Applications for BAföG financial support should be made immediately upon being accepted or enrolled onto a course, or after re-registration.

Detailed information on BAföG you can find on the homepage of the Ministry of Education and Research: http://www.das-neue-bafoeg.de/ (only in German).