30 Mar

TU Student Union Statement on #unizu #nichtnuronline and Co

In the course of the recent easing of lockdown restrictions, initiatives such as #nichtnuronline called for a (partial) opening of the universities. The AStA has been contacted by individuals and initiatives and asked to support these and similar demands. However, supporting reopening initiatives while infections continue to rise and vaccines for students are nowhere in […]

08 Mar

We celebrate the feminist strike day on March 8th!

For a year now, March 8th has been an official public holiday in Berlin as a feminist day of struggle. We celebrate that, but we don’t want to forget that feminism is also needed for the remaining 364 days. Every day FLINT * people (women, lesbians, inter, non-binary and trans people) are confronted with physical […]

21 Jan

Solidarity with the students in Boğaziçi University

On January 1, Melih Bulu who was nominated as a parliamentary candidate from AKP in 2015, was appointed as a trustee-rector by the president of Turkey, Erdoğan to one of the leading public universities, Boğaziçi University. We believe that it is an attack on freedom and autonomy of universities and one of the last practices […]

10 Dec

Solidarity with the students of Belarus


Since the presidential elections in August 2020, Belarusians have been demonstrating peacefully against the illegitimate President Lukashenko. With the beginning of the academic year in September, students also formed an important group in the protest against Lukashenko’s violence and electoral fraud. They are fighting for a democratic Belarus. In the face of violent repression by […]

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 […]

18 Sep

Decided: extended “individual standard period of study” ( verlängerte “individuelle Regelstudienzeit”) for BAföG during Corona + “free trial” (“Freiversuch”) in exams

Yesterday on September 17, 2020, the Berlin University Act was amended and the “individual standard period of study” (“Förderungshöchstdauer”) was extended by one semester. That means you will get BAföG one semester longer, regardless of whether you are already in a “funding over the maximum funding period” (“Förderungs über die Förderungshöchstdauer hinaus”). The only important […]

29 Jun

New AStA Website

Hello, since today, the AStA has a new website! So what does this change for you: Nothing! Because all the content of the former site, you will find also here. If you see any errors, please mail them to us via this mailing address: webseite@asta.tu-berlin.de Note: Some english content is missing, but will be added […]