The hardship fund of the German National Association for Student Affairs "Deutsches Studentenwerk (DSW)" is a bridging financial aid in the form of interest-free loans for deprived students.
In order for a loan to be granted, it is necessary that the proven economic hardship cannot be alleviated in the short term by another private or state agency or by another measure. The relevant provisions of BAföG serve as a guide when assessing necessity. A doctorate or second or postgraduate studies pursued after obtaining a vocational qualification are not eligible for funding.
The application must be submitted to the Studierendenwerk Greifswald. Whether you are entitled to this loan must be clarified in each individual case. Please consult the social counselling service.