International Office

Foreigners' aid fund

The foreigners' aid fund of the association "Hilfe für ausländische Studierende in Bochum e.V." provides unbureaucratic emergency aid in financial emergency situations with small grants.

Applications can be submitted 2x per semester and students can usually be supported with emergency aid of about 300€.

You need help?

Your contact points:

You can decide for yourself which contact point you would like to seek advice/financial support from and submit your application accordingly.

You want to help?


"Hilfe für ausländische Studierende in Bochum" - Aid Fund
PO Box: 250324, 44741 Bochum

Donation account at Sparkasse Bochum
IBAN: DE 4643 0500 0100 3330 4700

The International Office supports the work of the "Hilfe für ausländische Studierende in Bochum" association and welcomes any and all financial donations made to the fund.

Other financing possibilities

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.

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