Our counsellors are available for your questions and problems concerning BAföG – from the application to the legal requirements to the repayment modalities. Your personal counselors are happy to provide information and advice and to help you with funding your studies.

Please use the form on the respective page to retrieve the contact details and telephone numbers of your BAföG counsellor. The first letter of your surname indicates which person is responsible for you. If you have general questions on BAföG, feel free to use the BAföG hotline at 0800-223 63 41 (Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Friday 08:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.).

Due to the large number of cases currently being processed, enquiries can only be answered during the personal office hours on site on Tuesdays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Thursdays 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and during the telephone office hours Wednesdays 09.00-11.00 a.m.

The Department for Grants in Leipzig is responsible for students of the following Leipzig institutes:

  • Leipzig University (indluding Studiencolleg)
  • Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK)
  • University of Music and Theatre „Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ Leipzig (HMT)
  • Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig (HGB)
  • HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management
  • Lancaster University Leipzig

The different locations of the iba are not independent and are bound to the supervision of The Hessen State Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts (HMWK). Students of this university are not able to receive support through BAföG.

Please note that there are certain BAföG specifics to consider for students enrolled at Berufsakademie Sachsen.

Apply for BAföG online (German)

Download Application forms (German)