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Financing university studies in Germany

...Finally a decision from the BaföG office?

In my last entry, I wrote about my motivation for founding the local chapter of in Mainz. Today I want to share some of the experiences I have had through my activities for this organization as well as those of my friends.

One statement comes immediately to mind for me:

“I didn’t tell them that I was receiving BaföG [educational loans and grants available from the state in Germany]. And I felt so terrible as they were criticizing ‘all of those cheaters who would steal money from the state’.”


June 18, 2012 | 10:25 am



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