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Participants in vocational advancement training measures, such as master, technician, specialist economist or educator, can receive financial support regardless of age. They receive a contribution to the costs of further training, regardless of income, and additionally to a living wage in the case of full-time measures. It supports natural persons, not companies.

  • Application for benefits after the Advancement Training Set (AFBG)

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  • Online-Antragstellung


  • visit to a training measure which is, on the basis of an eligible principle,
  • Admission to the public examination
  • Fulfilling personal requirements


The grant consists of grants and loans on a pro rata basis. The competent authority, as the granting authority, shall decide on the amount of the loan and on the amount of the grant share to the contribution to the measure or maintenance, as well as on the duration during which a maintenance loan is granted for the preparatory period.

Loan offer: The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) sends the beneficiary a concrete loan offer equal to the loan entitlement indicated in the approval notice. In a framework loan agreement with KfW under private law, the sponsors can determine whether and to what extent they wish to make use of the offer.

The acceptance of the loan is strongly recommended, as this is the only way to make any loan forgiveness

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  • Aufstiegsfortbildungsförderungsgesetz (AFBG)

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Lower Saxony Investment and Promotion Bank - NBank

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