The funding from the placement budget is intended to support you in looking for and taking up a new job or in-company training (if you receive ALG II, also school-based training). The employment agency or the job centre can support you financially by, for example, covering the costs of your job application, job training, etc. job applications, journeys or trips to job interviews, necessary documents (for example, certified copies, translations) or moving expenses (if you have to move for the new job). can be covered. Your placement or integration specialist will check and decide which costs can be covered upon your request / application before the expected costs are incurred. You can receive the subsidy if you are are unemployed or threatened by unemployment, i.e. have already received your notice of termination, and wish to take up employment subject to compulsory insurance, or are looking for in-company training or are receiving benefits from the basic income support scheme and are aiming either for one of the above-mentioned options or to take up school-based training. You can also receive the subsidy if you are seeking or starting employment subject to compulsory insurance in a member state of the European Union (EU), a signatory state to the Agreement on the European Economic Area or in Switzerland. The prerequisite is that you pursue the employment for at least 15 hours per week. You cannot receive support from the placement budget if the employer provides similar benefits other public-law bodies are legally obliged to pay similar benefits, or job applications are not sent by yourself. Please note that you have no legal entitlement to funding from the placement budget. Your employment agency or job center decides whether and to what extent you receive financial support. You must also provide evidence of your expenses.