Apply for promotion BAföG

For example, you want to: Your master craftsman, technician or business administrator? Then you can apply for promotion BAföG if you meet the requirements.

With the Aufstiegs-Bafög or .dem Act on the Promotion of Vocational Advancement Training (AFBG), participants in measures of professional advancement training are financially supported regardless of age. Regardless of income, they receive a contribution to the costs of further training and, in the case of full-time measures, an additional contribution to their livelihood depending on their income and assets. The funding is provided partly as a grant, partly as a low-interest loan from the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW).

A written request is required.

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  • Overview of application forms


  • attendance at a training measure which is eligible in principle,
  • Admission to the public law examination
  • Meet personal requirements


Further information and necessary application documents can be found at:

  • Promotion BAFÖG

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  • Act on the Promotion of Vocational Advancement Training (AFBG)

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