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Continuing vocational advancement Promotion

Participants in vocational advancement training measures, such as master, technician, specialist economist or educator, can receive financial support regardless of age. They receive a contribution to the costs of further training, regardless of income, and additionally to a living wage in the case of full-time measures. It supports natural persons, not companies.

Who should I contact?

For persons with their first residence in Lower Saxony and Bremen, the responsibility lies with the Investment and Promotion Bank Lower Saxony - NBank.

Requirements

  • visit to a training measure which is, on the basis of an eligible principle,
  • Admission to the public examination
  • Fulfilling personal requirements

Which documents are required?

  • Application for benefits after the Advancement Training Set (AFBG)

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The application must be submitted by the last day of the measure or section of the measure at the latest. Contributions to measures (course and examination fees) can be granted retroactively if the application is submitted in due time (see above).

Maintenance contributions cannot be applied for retroactively. They shall be paid from the beginning of the month in which lessons begin, but at the earliest from the beginning of the month of application. The benefit ends at the end of the month in which the last lessons are held.

Processing duration

If possible, please contact the competent body two months before the start of the action. Thus, the documents are as up-to-date as possible and the processing can usually be completed until the start of the course. In the summer months, a longer processing time may be expected.

What else should I know?

The grant consists of grants and loans on a pro rata basis. The competent authority, as the granting authority, shall decide on the amount of the loan and on the amount of the grant share to the contribution to the measure or maintenance, as well as on the duration during which a maintenance loan is granted for the preparatory period.

Loan offer: The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) sends the beneficiary a concrete loan offer equal to the loan entitlement indicated in the approval notice. In a framework loan agreement with KfW under private law, the sponsors can determine whether and to what extent they wish to make use of the offer.

The acceptance of the loan is strongly recommended, as this is the only way to make any loan forgiveness

Supporting institutions

The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) sends the beneficiary a concrete loan offer equal to the loan entitlement indicated in the approval notice.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Investment and Promotion Bank - NBank

Professionally released on

27.09.2016

competent Bodies

Investitions- und Förderbank Niedersachsen - NBank

Address: Günther-Wagner-Allee , 30177 Hannover

Telephone: 0511 30031-497
Telephone: 0511 30031-333
Fax: 0511 30031-11333
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Data protection information

Gemeinde Rhede (Ems) - Ordnungsamt/Gewerbe/Feuerwehrwesen

Postal address: Post Office Box 1134

Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)

Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Transport Connection:
Parking:
Handicapped Parking Place: Number: 2, Fees: no
Parking Place: Number: 60, Fees: no
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes
bank account:
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE08266614940000164300
recipients: Gemeinde Rhede (Ems)
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE06266500010017000019
payment methods:
Sepa Credit Transfer, Bank Transfer, Cash Payment, Sepa Direct Debit, Paypal

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Herr Holger Knak
Address: Gerhardyweg 1, 26899 Rhede (Ems)
Telephone: 04964 9182-19
Fax: 04964 9182-40
Department:
Ordnungsamt, Sozialamt, Bürgeramt, Standesamt, Gewerbeamt
Room:
19
responsible for:

Landkreis Emsland

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

Further Links

Single points of contact of the state of Lower Saxony, Single points of contact of the countries of Europe, advice and assistance for EU citizens and their families.