For grants from the fifth subject-specific semester onwards, students must submit proof of aptitude in the form of a certificate confirming a passed intermediate examination (Section 48 (1) Sentence 1 No. 1 Federal Education and Training Assistance Act) or a certificate in accordance with Section 48 Federal Education and Training Assistance Act (Section 48 (1) Sentence 1 No. 2 Federal Education and Training Assistance Act) or proof of the number of ECTS credit points earned (Section 48 (1) Sentence 1 No. 3 Federal Education and Training Assistance Act). This can already be submitted to the Office for Educational Support within the first four months of the fourth subject-specific semester (showing academic achievements up until the third subject-specific semester), but must be submitted within the first four months of the fifth subject-specific semester (showing academic achievements up until the fourth subject-specific semester) at the latest.
Due to the coronavirus situation, later submission is possible. Please read the respective information on the website of Frankfurt Student Services.
To prove “orderly studies" within the meaning of Section 48 of the Federal Education and Training Assistance Act, the following academic achievements must have been accomplished:
For the issue of Form 5 (only for the Faculty of Social Sciences!) and questions on the subject of proof of aptitude, please contact the Grants Officer of the Faculty of Social Sciences:
Professor Darrel Moellendorf
Contact via his office: Ellen Nieß
Max-Horkheimer-Str. 2, Normative Orders Building, Room 3.12Tel.: (069) 798-31521
Personal appointments are not possible at the present time, so please submit your documents by email! All you need are proof of your learning outcomes from the Examination Office (e.g. in the form of an academic record via QIS/LSF) for your main and/or minor subject, your grant number and details of which subject-specific semester you are currently in.