Short-term bridging loans

In special emergencies or if the payment of BAföG is delayed, the Studierendenwerk grants bridging loans. This is an interest-free loan of max. 600 euros per month and is usually granted for a maximum of 1 - 2 months.

You can find the application form here: Antragsformular


If necessary, students can contact the loan office of the Studierendenwerk Freiburg and will be informed about the requirements.

The bridging loan BAföG must be repaid in full by the students, usually the loan amount is withheld from the first BAföG payment.

The following proofs must be provided:

  • Application for a short-term bridging loan,
  • Copy of the official identification document,
  • Current certificate of study according to § 9 BAföG.

A guarantor is not required.