Scholarships, BAföG (education advancement grants) and other means of financing your studies
Your own flat, textbooks, clothes, food and eventually going out – studying isn’t cheap, even though there are no tuition fees. So how do all those students manage their financing? Do they all have rich parents? Or do they have a well-paid side job? There are many possibilities of financing your studies including some you might have never thought of. No matter how much money you and your parents earn: It is always a good idea to look into all options and get a consultation.
BAföG (=education advancement grants)
BAföG is a government fund that – under certain conditions – offers financial support to Bachelor and Master students.
The BAföG office at Trier University is responsible for all matters in regard to BAföG.
Current information about BAföG (-application) and application process.
How to apply for BAföG
BAföG- repeated application
How to extend your BAföG
From “Ablehnung”(=rejection) to “Zusatzleistungen”(=additional services)
All about BAföG in five quick answers
Quick questions – quick answers
There are a variety of scholarships with diverse eligibility conditions. These conditions are not only determined by academic performance or social commitment, but also by other criteria. Information for students of Trier University on DAAD (=German academic exchange service), ‘Deutschlandstipendium’, other foundations and scholarships to study or do an internship abroad.