Funding For students Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

As a student, you can receive financial support for your livelihood and education. If you have at least one child under the age of ten in your household, you can also receive a childcare supplement. The prerequisite for the support is that you cannot provide the necessary funds for your livelihood and training. Half of the support for subsistence and training is granted as a non-repayable grant and half as a repayable loan. You do not have to pay back the childcare supplement.

Formal application Certificate of enrolment Proof of income of parents and, where applicable, spouse or civil partner Tax notice from the penultimate calendar year if there is no tax notice: Printing of the electronic payroll tax certificate If applicable, certificate from the competent tax office on the tax-free annual amount of the penultimate calendar year If necessary, further documentation is required. The responsible body informs you about this.


Rhineland-Palatinate offers you the opportunity to fill in your application online. All you have to do is print the forms, sign them, and then send them to the appropriate body. After completing the application forms, you will receive an overview of documents that you will have to submit. If there is no further proof, these will still be requested by the competent authority. BAföG application The required forms are also available from the Training Promotion Offices and are also available on the BMBF's website.

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Preconditions
German citizen Foreign nationals depending on residence status Maximum of 29 years of age at the start of the bachelor's or state examination programme, maximum 34 years old at the start of the Master's degree programme, exceptions admitted To date, no three-year training that is eligible under the BAföG has been completed (exception: bachelor's degree before the start of the Master's programme) Your own income and assets, as well as the income of the parents and, where applicable, the spouse or registered partner are not sufficient to finance the training

Hints
BAföG hotline: +49 800 223-6341 (free)