In order to obtain a student visa you must provide evidence of sufficient funds to finance a one-year stay in Germany. Currently this is calculated to be 7,908 Euro (status 23.7.2013). This is also the case when you want to apply for a prolongation of stay.
Shorter stays require the availability of correspondingly lower amounts.
More details can be obtained from:
You can search the Scholarship Database of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the right type of support for your study or research stay. In addition to the DAAD programs, there you will also find references to a number of other funding organizations.
is a non-profit association founded to provide assistance to students from abroad who through no fault of their own find themselves in some kind of difficulty. Xenos is able to provide material assistance to help with the costs of, e.g. rent or health insurance, for a maximum of a couple of months. Applications are scrutinized thoroughly and applicants are expected to display a considerable amount of own initiative.
Applications for Xenos assistance must be passed through the International Office.
International students who find themselves in acute material circumstances can apply for financial assistance on a “one-time, last-time” principle.
Fill in and send this e-mail to the International Office:
The International Office will then get back to you.