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Offshoot Café

Save the Date! On 1st July at 4 p.m. the Department for Sustainability & Mobility has planned something very special for you… You can swap your offshoots at the offshoot café in the Freiraum & AKD. Of course, there will also be catering (cake, coffee

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Current information about the 9 Euro Ticket

*Update*: The 9-euro tick is coming. This was decided by the Bundestag and Bundesrat. Our semester ticket will be valid throughout Germany from 1 June. What does the 9 Euro Ticket mean for students?  We have received this question several times in the last few

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Student financing: Legal changes in 2022

This year, a number of important points regarding student financing will change; from winter semester 22/23, the BAföG law is also expected to change once again. The most important changes to BAföG will be the increase of the age limit to 45 and the increase

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Introduction of the Financial Department

Who are you? My name is Pascal Winter and I’m in my third semester studying socioeconomics. What are your tasks? I represent the AStA in financial matters to the outside and in parliament, I draw up the budget for the student body and manage it.

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Introduction of the AStA chair

Who are you? Frauke Pohlschmidt (studies: chemistry & biotechnology) & Michel Breuer (studies: socioeconomics). What are your tasks? We coordinate the work of the entire AStA and have legal supervision. We are contact persons for students (feel free to come to our weekly office hours

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Aid fund for international students

We would like to draw your attention to the aid fund for international students of the “Campus Segen” (Catholic pastoral care on the campus of our university). There, international students who have fled receive a start-up aid for their studies of 300 euros after presenting

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Declaration of Solidarity

We, the AStA of the Folkwang University of Arts and the AStA of the University Duisburg-Essen, condemn the attack of Putin’s government on Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. We are shocked by the current developments in Ukraine and declare our solidarity with the Ukrainian

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Härtefall-FAQ (Case of hardship)

Are you in a difficult financial situation? Because many do not yet know this service & due to the particularly tough situation for Ukrainian students & students affected by the war, we would like to draw your attention to the case of hardship again. This

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Contact points for anxiety and worries

We are shocked by the current developments in Ukraine and are concerned about their impact on students. Our thoughts are with persons who are directly affected by the war in Ukraine. If you are anxious about the current situation or if you feel to be

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