BAföG whilst studying abroad

The Department of Finance & BAföG of Studentenwerk Chemnitz-Zwickau is your point of contact if you are planning to study or take on an internship in one of the following countries:

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bulgaria
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Moldova
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Tajikistan
  • Czech Republic
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Hungary
  • Uzbekistan
  • Belarus


Unlike for studying in Germany, the responsibility for BAföG funding for study abroad lies only with the Office for Financial Study Assistance responsible for the country concerned, regardless of which German state you come from, or which university you have been studying at until now. The offices responsible for funding in other countries can be found on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research homepage

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