Yes, students who are dependent on benefits under the Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) should not suffer any financial disadvantages. However, they are obliged to make use of the online learning offers according to their possibilities and in this way to actually continue their education.
Both the Studentenwerk Berlin and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research have put extensive information on BAföG in Corona pandemic times online.
Students' Union BERLIN:
Federal Ministry of Education and Research:
Please make sure that you contact us in good time if you need to apply for an extension and/or necessary certificates (e.g. form 5).
Please contact us if you have any further questions:
Leoni Adams: Phone: +49-30-47705-232, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brigitte Dierker: Tel: +49-30-47705-246, email: email@example.com