The Grants Department of the Studentenwerk Frankfurt am Main is responsible for the procedure of the Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG).
In accordance with this law’s provisions, students who cannot afford their living and education otherwise have a legal claim of receiving BAfoeG for education purposes based on tendency, suitability and performance.
Personal advising and wide-ranging information is available at the Office for Educational Support (Amt für Ausbildungsförderung) within its office hours.
Bockenheimer Landstraße 133
In case general questions about BAföG occur, please contact the toll-free BAföG hotline: 0800-223 63 41 (hotline of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research).
The Studentenwerk Frankfurt am Main is the responsible Office for Educational Support for students of the following universities.
Pupils and trainees of evening classes, colleges, professional schools and academies can find their responsible office here.
NEW: As of now, the Office for Educational Support of the Studentenwerk Frankfurt am Main is not responsible for students who want to attend a state-approved training institution for psychotherapy or child and youth psychotherapy. Local Grant Departments are now responsible for these, following § 45 Abs.1 BAfoeG. For current support terms, the responsibility remains with the prior Grants Department. You can find your responsible local Office for Educational Support here.
Further useful tips:
⇒Federal Ministry of Education and Research
⇒sozialhilfe24 (additional information from the social welfare sector)