BAföG for students – Financial Support Agency in Karlsruhe

What is BAföG?

BAföG means Federal Education and Training Assistance Act and designates colloquially a financial support, which you can apply for at the Financial Support Agency, if you study. BAföG is also called educational grant. It is money from the state, which is paid in monthly payments on application and under certain conditions. Half of this monthly amount is donated money and only the other half has to be repaid later, so it is an interest-free loan.

The Financial Support Agency of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe is responsible for all universities in:

• Karlsruhe
• Pforzheim
• Calw
• Bad Liebenzell

Important information at a glance:


Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe AöR
Amt für Ausbildungsförderung

Adenauerring 7
76131 Karlsruhe

Central telephone: 0721 / 6909 – 177
Telephone hours:
Mon-Thu: 09.00 – 15.00
Fri: 09.00 – 12.00


BAföG Service office in the Financial Support Agency
Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 09.00 – 15.00
Friday 09.00 – 14.00

You don’t need an appointment during the office hours, just come over!

You can find your personal consultant here:

Opening hours of the Service Office in Pforzheim (Dining Hall Tiefenbronner Straße):
Open only during the lecture period!

Tue, Thu: 11.00 – 13.30

HERE YOU WILL FIND THE FORMS for the BAföG application:


BAföG Service Office in Karlsruhe
in the Financial Support Agency, 2. floor, above the dining hall
Adenauerring 7
Foyer of the Mensa
76131 Karlsruhe

Opening hour
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 09.00 - 15.00
Friday 09.00 - 14.00

BAföG Service Office in Pforzheim
Meeting room in the
Mensa Tiefenbronner Straße
(behinde chicco di caffè)
Tiefenbronner Str. 65
75175 Pforzheim

Opening hour
Tue. + Thu. 11:00 - 13:30
during the lecture period

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