The KfW Student Loan supports students with at least 100 Euro and up to 650 Euro per month during your degree course. 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.
Application requires a valid student matriculation certificate for the requested start of financing: the certificate must specify the (first) subject, semester and intended degree
The term of the KfW Student Loan is divided into 3 periods (disbursement, grace and repayment period)