Corona pandemic: bridging aid for students in financial emergency situations

The Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) is giving support to students in need. 

STUDENTS IN FINANCIAL NEED (due to the corona pandemia) may apply for financial aid("Bridging Aid").  This may be important for students, who have lost their job, due to the situation caused by corona. 

Please find attached relevant information in English and German :

If you find yourself in a critical financial situation (due to corona), you should read the information carefully and then decide if you should file an application for support. 

The application period starts as of Tuesday, 16th of June 2020.  Please do not expect an immediate response, as the applications are not handled straight away. However, an early application is advisable, especially if you are in need already. 

The Studentenwerk has declared, that applying for financial aid has no negative consequences on decisions by the immigration office relating to visa procedures. 


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