Tips for saving money

Register primary residence

Some cities in Thuringia offer financial incentives for students who have registered their primary residence there. Since there are different regulations in the cities, please visit this page for more information.

Broadcasting fee exemption

In individual cases, students can be exempted from paying broadcasting fees. For more information click here (also in English).

ISIC – International Student Card

Students with an International Student Card can benefit from discounts worldwide. More information is available at:

Free meals in cafeterias for children of student parents

Students' children can receive free meals in the refectories and cafeterias of the Studierendenwerk. You can read more about this here.

Housing allowance

The staff of the General Social Counselling Service will answer any questions you may have about housing allowances.

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