For international Students, whose financial situation requires support due to the war in Ukraine, the University of Potsdam offers socalled "Emergency fund scholarships".
Further information on eligibility and the application process can be found here: Emergency fund scholarship
The following organisations award one-time financial help to students in emergency situations.
• Contact: social counselling services.
Social counselling; one-time financial help in case of a difficult financial situation; Study financing counselling.
Evangelische Studierendengemeinde Berlin
The Ecumenical Emergency Fund (ESG Berlin-Notfonds) provides financial support for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America or another OECD country. The following students are not funded: foreign students holding a German university entrance qualification; Students with German / European spouses.
The financial aid can be requested in case of a social emergency, to promote students who have a study-related temporary residence, are in an examination or internship situation, and are completing a "ERST-STUDIUM" in Germany. To repeat the application, social and development policy engagement must be provided.
Notfall-Fonds (Emergency Fund) DAAD-Stiftung
The Notfall-Fonds (Emergency Fund) provides financial support for students in an exceptional unexpected emergency situation (an unexpected stroke of fate or a sudden damaging event).
All other resources (e.g. scholarships, financial aid by the university, assistance from family/friends, student jobs, other personal options to receive support, student loans, alternative solutions) must be exhausted.
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