# Studying at university level
What is a numerus clausus? How can I apply for a sabbatical semester? If you are studying at a university or would like to do so, this is the place for you. You will find information and services linked to university studies, from registering at a university and allocation of places to de-registering.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
In the event of an emergency, you can be issued with an emergency travel document by the border authorities (Federal Police) before you travel, provided that you are a national of Germany or another EU Member State or have a secure residence status.
If you want to enter Germany for a longer stay, you have to apply for a national visa.
If you do not live with your parents during your training, you can apply for a vocational training allowance to cover your living costs.
If you live abroad, you can apply for your German passport at a German diplomatic representation abroad.
As a person with disabilities, you can receive training allowance to cover your living expenses if you take part in certain training measures.
If you need financial support for your school education or your studies, you can apply for a temporary low-interest education loan under certain conditions.
If you have been denied cooperation forgiveness, you may be able to apply for hardship forgiveness of your loan under certain circumstances.