Application for Learning Materials Grant

Who is eligible?

The applicant must demonstrate financial hardship. If the average monthly income of the student has not exceeded €812.00 in the last six months (for legally insured students, €934.00), such hardship is considered.

What do you receive?

The purchase of learning materials directly related to an exam topic and suitable for exam preparation can be subsidized with 20% of the purchase price.

The maximum grant amount for learning materials per semester and member of the student body is €50.

What do I need to do?

Two things:

  1. An application for the determination of financial hardship must be submitted


to along with the following documents:

  1. Enrollment certificate for the WiSe 23/24
  2. Copy of the identity card
  3. If applicable, proof of rent and health insurance
  4. If applicable, proof of income:  Personal income must be evidenced by – Income statements (e.g., BAföG notification, pay slips, pension notifications, housing allowance, etc.) – Evidence of assets (e.g., redacted bank statement, etc.)

The AStA will review the application and, if approved, will send a notification.

Then the student is entitled to a grant for learning materials and a subsidy for the semester ticket for 12 months.

  1. Then, copies of the purchase receipts along with the notification confirming the financial hardship must be submitted to the AStA Department for Equality and Social Affairs by January 15th for the winter semester and by June 15th for the summer semester. The purchase receipts must not be older than twelve months.