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Dezernat 5: Student Affairs and Student Advice Centre

Support in case of financial difficulties

If you get into financial distress during your studies, you can find some possibilities to look for support listed on this page. Please inform yourself thoroughly about the conditions for these grants.
  • AStA Short Term Loan: In case of urgent financial problems, the AStA offers counselling and support., Tel +49 2241 865 490
  • The Catholic University Chaplaincy (KHG) offers counselling and support for international students in financial emergencies. Required documents for the counselling interview: student ID, passport (and visa), transcript of records, bank statement. (information in German), Tel +49 228 91445-19
  • The Protestant Students Community (ESG) offers support for international students, especially students from developing countries, who are involved with development politics. Further information during the office hours.;  Tel +49 228 91199-14
  • Student Loan of the German Government: Grant for students at the end of their studies. Only under certain conditions available for international students. (information in German).
  • Promotion of studies for women: The Association Hildegardis e.V. offers twice a year interest-free loans for Christian women, especially at the end of their studies. There is a special offer for international students with children. (information in German);; Tel +49 228 9659-249