Entitlement to Benefits

Where do I have to go if I have questions about the money I am receiving?

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Benefits for Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers and other foreigners without a confirmed right to stay receive benefits based on the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act (Asylbewerberleistungsgesetz AsylblG). To apply for the benefits, contact the Agency for Social Affairs (Amt für soziale Angelegenheiten).

Team 50I2, Asyl
Promenadestraße 2a
96047 Bamberg
0951 / 87 – 15 67


Financial Support for Vocational Training or Studies

You can get financial suport for your vocational training and your studies if your means of subsistence and funds for education are not sufficient.

You can apply for the BAföG (Federal Education Promotion Act) here: