Some of the foreign students already in Germany received the overdue payment for July last week. Others are still stranded. Uncertainty prevails, especially among students still abroad.
Those who had already received payments from the blocked account provider “BAM Bundesweites Anlagemanagement” before June until it reported “technical difficulties” are in luck.… weiterlesen →
Financial service provider recently stopped monthly payments. Those affected will not get their money for an unforeseeable period of time.
Many foreign students are currently in turmoil: they have entrusted their money, which is earmarked for the first year of their stay, to the financial service provider “BAM Bundesweites Anlagenmanagement” in good faith.… weiterlesen →
Students must finally be helped! That is certain, but the Federal Government does not seem to care. Therefore, the national alliance of different student bodies and BAS i.e. Bundesverband ausländischer Studierender (BAS) or Federal Union of International Students; calls for a demonstration in Berlin on June 20, 2020 at 2 pm.… weiterlesen →
On Monday, students all over Germany will be protesting in more than ten cities, including Bonn, Hannover, and Dresden, after having gone three months without any substantial help to break their financial fall. The decentralised rallies are an effort to put on an effective protest under the unusual circumstances COVID-19 has brought.… weiterlesen →
For weeks, now months, (international) students have been waiting in vain for support in the current crisis. Many have no more money, get no more support from families who are themselves in a crisis. International students can no longer pay their rent and have to save on many things. Since the refectories have closed, there is no cheap food.… weiterlesen →
The current corona pandemic has a massive impact on our education: students, pupils and trainees do not know if, when and how they would obtain their degrees or could take relevant examinations. For many of them, there are also existential consequences, as they cannot afford delays. Many students are losing their jobs and can no longer pay their rent.… weiterlesen →
students who are in financial distress due to the loss of income, the
federal government must from March 30th provide emergency aid, without
prior assessment of the needs, over an amount of 3000 Euros.
The Federal Government takes over the costs of emergency aid when the
need is determined subsequently.… weiterlesen →