Applying for BAföG

Application and Other Forms

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 Freisaat Sachsen which provides an online fill-in helper. Thanks to electronic proof of identity these applications are also valid without signature. 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.

Amt für Ausbildungsförderung
Goethestraße 6
D-04109 Leipzig

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. 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.

Important: After filling out the application online or filling out the PDF file, the application has to be printed out in full and signed and sent to the Department for Grants Leipzig. It is, of course, possible to submit the application in person, otherwise please use the BAföG letterbox on the ground floor of SSZ outside opening hours.

If you have any questions or feedback on the online application of the Saxon Studentenwerk institutions, please write to bafoegamt {{ätt}} studentenwerk-leipzig {{punkt}} de

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".