BAföG applications are always decided individually. So please always talk to your contact person at your BAföG office!
If you fall ill during pregnancy, inform your BAföG office immediately. You will continue to receive support, but not beyond the third month. You are obliged to cooperate.
As a student with a child, you will only receive further support under BAföG if you continue your studies!
The most important BAföG rules for you at a glance:
Please contact your local BAföG office for application information and repayment terms for parents.
Management of the Office for public grants at Trier University of Applied Sciences
Consultation hours on appointment
Phone (Mon, Wed, Thu): 0651 - 201-2786
Phone (Tue, Fri): 06782 - 17-1318
Schneidershof, Raum J7
Phone: 0651 - 8103-474
Schneidershof, Raum J6
Phone: 0651 - 8103-723
Schneidershof, Raum J5
Tel: 0651 - 8103-285
Contact (Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld)
Building 9924, Room 031
Phone: 06782 - 17-1318
Building 9924, Room 050
Phone: 06782 - 17-1821
Letters Schw-Z of UNI TRIER
Building 9924, Room 033
Phone: 06782 - 17-1806
Students, who receive a governmental grant to finance their studies and no longer live with their parents, can apply to be exempted from license-fees.
The application for exemption can be downloaded on the following website:
It can also be obtained in your local community administration office.
Send the filled in application form signed and with your current public grant notification letter to the license-fee administration service of ARD, ZDF and German Radio in Cologne. The complete address can be found below.
When you send the copy of your public grant notification letter please be sure to have it authenticated by your local community administration. Please send the original along with a not saying: “Please return to sender”, since it could end up being archived together with your application form otherwise.
ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio
City council Trier
Am Augustinerhof 1
Phone (Main office): 0651 - 718-0
Mail (Main office): buergeramt(at)trier.de
Local Government Birkenfeld
Phone (Main office): 06782 - 9900
Fax (Main office): 06782 - 990127
City council Idar-Oberstein
Phone: 06781 - 64-0
Fax: 06781 - 6433-9