Applying for BAföG

Application and Other Forms

Students can complete the application forms easily online and find useful assistance on the BAföG page of the Sächsische Studentenwerke (Saxon student services). You can also pick up the application and other forms on the ground floor of the BAföG office or download the pdf files from the BAföG page of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Important: After having filled in the BAföG application online, you need to print the entire application, sign it and send it to the BAföG office in Leipzig. Of course, you can submit the application in person or, when out of office hours, put it in the BAföG mailbox on the ground floor.

Amt für Ausbildungsförderung
Goethestraße 6
D-04109 Leipzig

University and/or academy students who are in possession of a new identity card or electronic residence permit may fill out and send the application for BAföG funding (BAföG-Antrag) online on the site Amt 24 of the Free State of Saxony. Thanks to electronic proof of identity these applications are also valid without signature. Students of secondary schools, grammar schools, technical colleges, vocational grammar schools, evening secondary schools, technical secondary schools, vocational colleges and classes of basic vocational training, please, use this link for Amt 24.
Attention: If you are not able to provide electronic proof of identity, the documents must be printed, signed and submitted to us also when using this procedure.

More Information on BAföG

The flyer "BAföG auf einen Blick" provides you with useful information on application formalities, qualification requirements, funding amounts, duration, and repayment modes.

The "BAföG Aktuell" brochures of the Deutsche Studentenwerk (German Student Services) provide further summarized information. In addition, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research provides comprehensive information concerning BAföG on the website of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the flyer "Das BAföG".