Corona pandemic – bridging aid for students in emergency situations

17. Jun. 2020

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW) announce that the grant for students in acute need can be applied for from 16 June 2020.
The Studentenwerk Magdeburg is responsible for processing the applications of students who are enrolled at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal, the University of Applied Sciences Harz and the Theological University of Friedensau and who are not on leave of absence. FAQ.
Students who are in particularly acute need and directly dependent on help as a result of the Corona pandemic can apply for bridging aid in the form of a non-repayable grant. From 25 June 2020, the processing of applications and payment will start.

Contact: Katrin Behrens, Head of Department Student Service
Student Union Magdeburg
J.-G.-Nathusius-Ring 5
39106 Magdeburg
PSF 40 53, 39015 Magdeburg
Phone: 0391-67-51563
Fax: +49 391-67-41555

About the Studentenwerk Magdeburg: The Studentenwerk Magdeburg supports students, but also university employees in social, economic and cultural matters at the study locations Magdeburg, Stendal, Wernigerode, Halberstadt and Friedensau. With six refectories, six cafés & cafeterias, 17 halls of residence, social counselling services at three locations, two childcare facilities, a large number of annual cultural events and the counselling & support of around 25,000 students in matters of BAföG & student finance, it offers a strong and wide-ranging network of services.