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Financial barriers should not be an obstacle to your studies. To this end, we provide support for our students together with our cooperation partners. The overview below provides ideas on how you can fund your studies at XU Exponential University. Our student advisory team is happy to help you if you have any questions about financial support.

Fund your studies in Potsdam

All full-time courses at the XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences are BAföG-eligible.

Have you not yet applied for a BAföG because the paperwork is annoying? => BAföG – simply apply online via

In addition to these financing models, there is also the possibility to apply for a scholarship or a gift for the gifted. You can find details on all options for financing your studies at the XU Exponential University of Applied Sciences below:

Secure digital money for your studies

As a private university, XU Exponential University charges tuition fees. However, we firmly believe that the future of young, talented people must not fail due to a lack of financial resources. The most common source is BAföG, a federal loan program in Germany, but there are also student loans or education funds. But what is all this and how much money could you expect to receive? In short: There is not much awareness about possibilities for financing for your studies. For example, more than every second student is entitled to state support (BAföG), but even fewer submit their application . More often than not, this is because the applications are too complicated and applicants have to deal with a lot of paperwork.

Save paperwork with the BAföG-application

Together with our partner (available in German only), you can now easily calculate your individual monthly needs. You can also find out how much funding you can expect to receive from BAföG, a KfW student loan or an education fund in real time. In just 30 minutes, you can figure out how to finance your studies without needing any prior knowledge. You can easily submit all necessary data to all relevant authorities via You will be assigned an individual contact person at who will accompany you as an expert throughout the entire process, from submitting the documents until you receive your money. This is how digital works.

Scholarship opportunities

So as to turn educational opportunities into real opportunities for the future, XU Exponential University and adesso SE are launching two scholarship initiatives for the fall semester 2020. If you are interested in a Bachelor’s degree at the adesso School of Coding and Software Engineering, you can read more about the scholarships and apply directly on this page from March 15th until June 15th, 2020.

Search engines for scholarships

You can also find a good overview of the scholarship landscape through various search engines. These databases not only give you extensive information, but you can also search for specific scholarships that fit your profile. You will find a small selection below. Please note that not every search engine provides an English version of the website.

Are you the first to study in your family? Then we recommend that you take a look at the website (available in German only), where you will find several tips and detailed information regarding the topic
“How do I finance my studies”.

Scholarship for talented students

Students with outstanding achievements can receive financial support for their academic education in Germany. There are 13 organizations for the advancement of talented students in Germany that award scholarships to students and doctoral candidates.

Details and links to the individual organizations can be found on the
Federal Ministry of Education and Research website.


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