International Office


Studying in a relaxed way is only possible if the financing of your studies is secure. On this page, we show you various options for financing your studies in Germany.

Please note

As an international student, there are many factors to consider when it comes to financing your studies. Before considering a particular financing option, you should first figure out which options apply to you and learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Figur mit Taschenrechner, die etwas ausrechnet

How much does it cost to study at the RUB? What costs will I have to pay?

Financing options

Briefumschlag mit Schleife im Hörsaal

Here you can find information about scholarships.


Some German institutions offer loans specifically to international students to finance their studies. Learn more!

Studentin bei der Beratung

Here you will find information on the topic of financing your studies with BAföG.

Studierende kauft etwas im Unishop

How do I find a part-time job? What do I have to consider? Find out here!


For international students with a residence permit according to §16b AufenthG:

  • E-mail:
  • Consultation hour: Thursday 2-4 p.m. in SSC building

For international students with a refugee background and EU citizens:

Acute financial emergency?

Then you can submit an application to the Ausländerhilfsfonds e.V.! This can support you in financial emergencies with one-off payments. You can find out how to apply and which documents are required on this website:


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