10 Nov

Social counseling: Higher earnings in family health insurance possible and up to 3,000€ “Inflationsausgleichsprämie”

Higher earnings limit in family health insurance: Due to the increase of the mini-job limit from 450 to 520 EUR, the limit for remaining in the family health insurance of the statutory health insurance funds has accordingly also increased from 450 to 520 EUR. In addition to the mini-job limit, a limit of €470 continues […]

20 Sep

More Students to Receive BAföG: Information and Critical Response to the 27th BAföG Amending Law 2022

The 27th BAföG amending law took effect on 21 July 2022. What impacts does this have for BAföG recipients and students who were previously ineligible for BAföG? Introduction: Despite some positive amendments, the BAföG reform remains a drop in the ocean. According to a study conducted by the Paritätische social welfare organization published in May […]

24 Aug

Higher Utility and Heating Costs Expected in Winter 22/23. Information and tips about available aid

Many people are worrying about the increasing cost of energy, huge inflation, and their general financial situation. We want to provide information about governmental financial assistance you can take advantage of to combat higher costs. However, we would like to make clear that we do not believe this aid is an appropriate or sufficient response. […]

27 Jul

Delays in refund regarding the 9-Euro-Ticket

If you were not exempt from the semester ticket in the months of June to August, you are entitled to a refund of 69.9 euros! The university administration has taken on the task of programming a module in the TUB portal for this purpose. Unfortunately, the software developers are not yet further along with it, […]

22 Jul

Information for Student Refugees from Ukraine

+++Ukrainian and Russian translation +++ Below is an overview of useful information for all refugees from Ukraine. Whether you are a refugee or helping refugees from Ukraine get settled in Germany, you will find comprehensive information about the following issues: Important legal foundations, Guidelines regarding entitlement to social benefits and Admission requirements at German universities.While […]

14 Jun

Queer Beer June 22, 2022 at 6 pm

Dear queer, trans* and intersex students, The Queer Department of the TU Berlin invites all queer, trans* and intersex students to a Queer Beer June 22, 2022, starting at 6 p.m at Cafè Shila (behind the mathematics building). What is a Queer Beer? The Queer Beer is an opportunity for you to meet other queer, […]

14 Apr

Newsletter with information about BAföG, ALG II, heating costs etc. – AStA Social Advising summer semester 2022

Dear Fellow Students, We welcome you to our new newsletter from the AStA TU Social and BaföG Advising for the 2022 summer semester. We offer solidarity-based consulting that takes your side in all questions relating to financing your studies. Our latest newsletter, which is sent out at the beginning of each semester, provides all relevant news and […]

24 Nov

Newest law impact in times of Corona on your BAföG

On 28.09.2020 the Berlin Senate passed the long-discussed “Gesetz zur Abmilderung der Folgen der COVID-19-Pandemie im Bereich des Hochschulrechts”. Here we have compiled more detailed information about this. This article focuses on the (expected) impact on your BAföG or the “Leistungsnachweis” after the 4th Bachelor’s semester. As AStA, we find it frustrating that for months […]