You may have noticed that we recently had an additional meeting of the student parliament. This special session was about the planned €25 increase in the Studierendenwerk fee.
This is planned for the summer semester of 2023. The Studierendenwerk gives as reasons the increased energy, food and rent costs due to the current political and social circumstances.
If these costs are also passed on to the students, they will be even more disadvantaged, as they already have to cover the higher costs in everyday life.… Read more
Yesterday we listed reasons why voting in university elections is important. Today we present one reason using an unfortunately very real and very current example. At the same time, we would like to draw your attention to a special session of the student parliament next Wednesday, 6 July, starting at 2:30 pm on the Vaihingen campus (Pfaffenwaldring 57, 8th floor, room 8.122), which will deal with this topic.… Read more
As was the case last year, the grants for students who are in need due to Corona have been extended for the entire summer semester 2021. A grant of up to €500 per month is available upon application. Eligible for the grants are students who live in Germany at the time of application, are enrolled at a state or state-recognised higher education institution in Germany and are not on leave of absence.… Read more
You can only apply for the KfW Student Loan until 15 February 2021 at the latest - with financing starting on 1 March 2021. After that, it will be closed to international students again. Therefore, if you are in need of the loan, you should not let the deadline pass.
As part of the German government's Corona package of measures, the KfW Student Loan was made interest-free for everyone in May 2020 until the end of March 2021.… Read more