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 […]

13 Oct

Lottery System at the TU Berlin and Goodwill Arrangement in case of missing re-registration

At the TU Berlin, the lottery system (Losverfahren), i.e. the allocation of remaining study places in undergraduate degree programs, has started. Applications must be received by October 21, 2022. More information can be found on the page clearing procedures and lottery system. Update: The lottery system for master’s degree programs has also started. Here, applications […]

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 […]

01 Sep

We remember the victims of German fascism in the Second World War

83 years ago today, on 1st of September 1939, the Second World War began with the German invasion of Poland. We remember all those who were persecuted, tortured and murdered by the German war of extermination. Since 2020 the Polish soldiers who fought together with the Red Army against German fascism on the area, which […]

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. […]

15 Aug

August 30, Einklageberatung

On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, starting at 12 p.m. c. t., the second Einklageberatung (consultation on appealing for a study place at university) for the start of the winter semester 2022/2023 will be held online via https://conference.astatu.berlin/Hochschulberatung. In order to estimate how many people are interested, we welcome a non-binding pre-registration via hochschulberatung@asta.tu-berlin.de. Further consultations […]

27 Jul

July 29, Einklageberatung

On Friday, July 29, 2022, starting at 12 p.m. c. t., the first Einklageberatung (consultation on appealing for a study place at university) for the start of the winter semester 2022/2023 will be held online via https://conference.astatu.berlin/Hochschulberatung. In order to estimate how many people are interested, we welcome a non-binding pre-registration via hochschulberatung@asta.tu-berlin.de. Further consultations […]