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Financial assistance for students (BAföG)

Information Concerning the Federal Education Assistance Act (BAföG)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

In order to qualify for student financial assistance in Germany, you will need a certificate specifying your achievements from the university. In order to be issued this certificate from the Institute of Philosophy, you will need to provide us with the following documents:

  • an up-to-date certificate from the examination office (akademischer Prüfungsamt) documenting your completed Studienleistungen and Prüfungsleistungen.
  • A copy of all Studien- and Prüfungsleistungen that don't appear on the certificate from the examination office.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

As a rule, you should have obtained the following amount of LP by the end of the third/fourth semester of your bachelor's degree:

Philosophy as a First Subject

With school-based internship programme (total of 90 LP over 6 semesters) With non-school-based internship programme (total of 90–106 LP over 6 semesters)
Achievement at the end of the 3rd semester45 LP45–53 LP
Achievement at the end of the 4th semester 60 LP60–70 LP

Philosophy as a Second Subject

With school-based internship programme (total of 90 LP over 6 semesters) With non-school-based internship programme (total of 90–106 LP over 6 semesters)
Achievement at the end of the 3rd semester 30 LP25–33 LP
Achievement at the end of the 4th semester 40 LP33–44 LP

BAFÖG COORDINATION

Dr. Anke Büter
BAFÖG Officer
Office hours
nach Vereinbarung per Email
Address
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
Address
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
Dr. Mark Feuerle
BAFÖG Officer
Office hours
Mo.&Mi., 10:00-12:00 Uhr, plus nach Vereinbarung per Email / in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit Mi., 10:00-12:00 Uhr, plus nach Vereinbarung per Email
Address
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
Building
Room
Address
Im Moore 21
30167 Hannover
Building
Room