Apply for BAföG with the Financial Aid Office

The Federal Education and Training Assistance Act (or BAföG) is the best and simplest way to finance your studies.

If you study at one of the universities in our purview, you can apply for BAföG with the Financial Aid Office.

You can apply for BAföG assistance by one of the following means:

Apply for BAföG assistance by filling out these online PDF forms on your computer – then just print out the forms, sign them, and turn them in!

Download the PDF forms for the BAföG application

Apply for BAföG assistance by filling out, signing, and turning in the paper forms – you can pick up the paper forms at the Financial Aid Office or at a Studentenwerk location:

Your Financial Aid Office

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Questions and answers

Check our FAQ for answers to the most frequently asked questions on BAföG, student loans, scholarships, and student financing.

FAQ on student financing

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Office hours and contact information

Our staff members are happy to help you at our offices and by email or telephone.

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Our contact form

Use our contact form to send us your questions about student financing as well as any praise or criticism now.

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Application forms

You can download the forms for the BAföG application as BMBF or PDF files:

All forms and annexes

Or you can use our application assistant “BAföGdigital”:


You can pick up the paper forms at one of our locations:

In Dresden

Studentenwerk Dresden
4th floor
Fritz-Löffler-Str. 18
01069 Dresden

In Zittau

Studentenwerk Dresden
Hochwaldstraße 12
02763 Zittau

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BAföG - Mehr Chancen fürs Studium

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