Abbreviation for ‘Bundesausbildungsförderungsgesetz’ (Federal Training Assistance Act). This law governs state funding for students in Germany. In everyday language, the abbreviation BAföG is also used to refer to the funding students receive from the state. Application forms can be obtained from Student Services Erlangen-Nürnberg or downloaded online: (German only)

Applications have to be submitted to the Amt für Ausbildungsförderung (Training Assistance Office) in either Erlangen or Nuremberg.

Amt für Ausbildungsförderung
Hofmannstraße 27
91052 Erlangen

Amt für Ausbildungsförderung
Andreij-Sacharow-Platz 1
90403 Nürnberg