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Payment Scheme Options

Frankfurt School offers various options for the payment of tuition fees. In addition to the Standard Payment (= A) and the Payment by Instalments (= B), Frankfurt School is pleased to announce a new Three-step Payment Model (= C) to ensure students do not need to worry about their finances in these uncertain times.

More information on the three-step model
  • For the semester or semesters abroad, the total price only includes the administration fee of EUR 500 per semester. In the case of semesters abroad as part of the Frankfurt School Exchange or ERASMUS, there are additional fees of EUR 2,500 per semester. In the case of semesters abroad outside the Exchange or ERASMUS program, the respective fees of the universities abroad are also due.
  • Any additional discounts (scholarship, etc.) result in an adjustment in the final rate.
  • FS students have the option of receiving KfW funding of up to EUR 650 per month.
  • The Frankfurt School offers various financing options for paying the final rate.

KfW Student Loan

The KfW Student Loan supports students with at least 100 Euro and up to 650 Euro per month during your degree programme. It requires no collateral and is independent of income or assets.

Students enrolled at a state or state-recognised tertiary institution in Germany in the following categories

  • German citizens
  • EU citizens who have been lawfully residing in Germany on a permanent basis for at least three years
  • So-called educational residents with a domestic primary residence who obtained a German Higher Education Entrance Qualification by graduating from a high school in Germany or a German school abroad.
  • Exception (financial bridging assistance in pandemic emergency situation): All foreign students in Germany and with a registered address in Germany, regardless of their nationality and the duration of their stay in Germany so far.

The application requires a valid student matriculation certificate for the requested start of financing: the certificate must specify the (first) subject, semester and intended degree. You will be able to download your student matriculation from August on.

The term of the KfW Student Loan is divided into 3 periods (disbursement, grace and repayment period).