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Apply for training support


With the training support (BAföG) you can complete a school or university education regardless of your economic situation.

If you complete a school education, you will receive the so-called Schüler-BAföG. If you study, you will receive the so-called Student BAföG.

You receive training support for your livelihood and for your rent. You will receive a maximum of the specified statutory lump sums.

The amount of funding depends on your income and assets. The income of your parents and spouse is also taken into account.

An exception is the parent-independent BAföG. Whether you are entitled to it depends on your type of training and your CV.

Half of the student BAföG is granted as a loan. If you receive the student BAföG, you will have to pay back half.

The offices for educational support advise you comprehensively on educational support.

You want to study or start a school education? Find out more about the financial support here.

In the case of a school education, you should contact the Office for Educational Support of your district or city.

If you are studying, please contact the Office for Educational Support of the Studenten-/Studierendenwerke or your university itself.

General requirements:

  • German citizenship,
  • or European citizenship with permission to stay permanently,
  • or other foreigners or children of foreigners with permanent residence permits
  • With a Bachelor's degree, you have not yet reached the age of 30
  • With a Master's degree, you have not yet reached the age of 35
  • You do not have enough income or assets to support yourself during your education or studies
  • It is your 1st eligible training or
  • It is your 2nd eligible training, which is based on the 1st training and is professionally continuing

Depending on the type of training, further requirements may be necessary.

  • Application (Form 01)
  • curriculum vitae
  • Proof of your income and assets
  • in the case of parent-dependent support: Form 03 and proof of the income of your parents and spouse
  • if applicable, proof of your tenancy
  • if necessary, proof of health and long-term care insurance

You should submit the application at the latest in the month before the start of the training or studies. in which your training begins.

4 to 8 weeks.

You can apply for the training support online.

Online application

Whether your training is BAföG eligible and your training center is recognized depends on the respective openly accessible "training center directories" of the federal state where you will complete your training or your studies.

Please note that you cannot apply for BAföG for in-company training, but can have your entitlement to vocational training allowance (BAB) checked by the Federal Employment Agency.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Science and Digitalisation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt

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