Sign-on Benefit

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Studying in Kiel

Welcome payment

Students are welcome in Kiel! All those who move to Kiel for their studies can apply for a welcome payment from the city.

Detail of an one hundred euro note

This applies to all new residents who are enrolled at Kiel University (CAU), Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Muthesius University or the Wirtschaftsakademie Kiel (WAK). The one-off payment amounts to 100 Euros. It is paid subject to the condition that the student is a registered main resident of the city for a minimum of one year.

Conditions, deadlines and application form for the welcome payment from the City of Kiel

Special offer at semester start: Register on the CAU campus

If you register in person between 12 October and 03 November 2017 in the Studiale of the Förde Sparkasse on the CAU campus, Westring 389, the money will be transferred directly to your bank account.

Appointments can be made:
Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm
Mon + Tue 1 - 4pm
Thur 1 - 6pm

Header photo: Jürgen Haacks / Uni Kiel