Bridging aid from the BMBF for students in need

Corona Pandemic: bridging aid for students
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is helping students who are demonstrably in acute need due to the corona pandemic with a total of 100 million euros in grants. They are awarded through the Studentenwerke.

Online application here:

Attention: The bridging help can be requested online since June 16, 2020.

If you have more than € 500.00 in your checking account at the time of the application, please do not make an application as this must be rejected.

For technical reasons, however, we can only process and check the applications and arrange payments from June 25, 2020.

Please understand and refrain from asking us until then, thank you!

The most important questions about bridging help: FAQs for students

BMBF hotline for bridging help:
Telephone: 0800 26 23 003

The 10 most frequently asked questions of students can be found here: