International Students

Information on BAM! Blocked accounts

Some international students are currently facing disbursement problems with the blocked account provider BAM! (Bundesweites Anlagenmanagement UG). According to the latest information, the accounts (at Aareal Bank) are frozen and the money is initially safe. The BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) and the LKA are investigating. The Federal Foreign Office has been informed.

BaFin provides information about the reversal on its homepage►, please go directly to the page to find out what you need to do next!

Studying in Germany? Already enrolled and need advice about day-to-day life in Germany? Need help with financing your studies?

Please come and visit us at our advising centre. We'll be pleased to help you.

Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW) also offers many hints and tips for international students concerning the time before, during and after their studies in Germany.

Looking for accommodation? Looking for a job?

Problems with financing your studies? Do you feel lonely and isolated? Contact the counsellors at the International Office, the University Parish (catholic parish / protestant parisch) or Studentenwerk for advice if you can't find a solution.

Click here for information about the International Offices at the higher education institutes serviced by Studentenwerk Frankfurt am Main: