Additional services Approval in cases of hardship

Are you accommodated in a boarding school during your training and therefore need higher financial support? Find out here about hardship cases at BAföG.

You will receive educational support (BAföG) in the amount of the statutory lump sums. You will only receive additional requirements in exceptional cases.

If you are staying in a boarding school, you can apply for additional services for the accommodation costs.

  • Application
  • Proof of accommodation


  • You are entitled to BAföG
  • You are accommodated in a boarding school
  • Alternative accommodation is not possible
  • You are not financially able to pay the accommodation costs yourself

Related Links

  • § 14a Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG)

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