Application overview

Financial Support Agency / BAföG

The Financial Support Agency is responsible for the public task of awarding educational grants to students according to the Federal Education and Training Assistance Act.


The Financial Support Agency of the Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe is responsible for all the universities in:
• Karlsruhe
• Pforzheim
• Calw
• Bad Liebenzell

How long does the processing of an application for the educational grant take?

Experience has shown that the processing takes about six to eight weeks. Since most applications are submitted during the winter semester, it may take two to three months at this time of the year. Please note this with your application. Each year, about 7,000 students apply for the educational grant in Karlsruhe.