Financial assistance in cases of need
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Financial assistance from Studierendenwerk Berlin
You can apply to Studierendenwerk Berlinfor a bridging loan (Überbrückungsdarlehen), a study loan (Studienbegleitdarlehen) or support from the hardship fund (Notfonds).
Hardship funds of the Evangelische Studierendengemeinde Berlin
If you are from Africa, Asia (with the exception of South Korea) or Latin America and are in financial need, you may be eligible for support from the hardship funds of the Evangelische Studierendengemeinde Berlin (Berlin Evangelical student community). To qualify you must be able to show commitment in social or developmental areas.
Semester ticket subsidy
In particular hardship cases, e.g. during pregnancy or limited permission to work, you can apply for a semester ticket subsidy.