CHANCEN eG - Study first and pay later
The Income Share Agreements enable you to focus on your study programme while CHANCEN eG takes care of your tuition fees. You only start making income-based repayments once you have started working. These repayments go towards financing the tuition fees of future students.
What is CHANCEN eG?
Income Share Agreements from CHANCEN eG take care of your tuition fees, partially or completely, during the time of study. When you graduate, income-based repayments are made to CHANCEN eG over a 10-year period.
Who is eligible?
German citizens/people without German citizenship who have a German high school certificate - excl. Studienkolleg ("Bildungsinländer*innen")
EU citizens + Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway, Great Britain, Iceland, Monaco, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel
For more details, please visit: CHANCEN eG (chancen-eg.de)
How to apply
Submit your online application to Lancaster University Leipzig and receive an offer
You will then be able to apply to CHANCEN eG for the ISA application
If your interview is successful with CHANCEN eG, you will sign a financing contract with CHANCEN eG.
FINS – private student loan scheme
FINS is a private student loan scheme that offers personalised financial solutions to EU students, enabling those with a lack of financial resources to pursue higher education abroad.
The scheme was introduced to Lancaster University Leipzig in 2021 and is open to all EU students who want to apply, have applied, or have already received an offer to study an Undergraduate or Postgraduate course at Lancaster University Leipzig.
EU students can access up to EUR 18,000 for postgraduate studies, or up to EUR 25,000 for undergraduate studies.
The FINS loan scheme is flexible and can be used for the following:
Monthly living costs of meals and rent (including rent deposit)
Books and other study materials or equipment
If you would like to find out more about the application process, please get in touch with FINS on their website.
FINS takes into consideration the following eligibility criteria when assessing applications:
EU citizen pursuing their studies in another country than that where they graduated their previous education cycle
EU citizen that has no outstanding/unpaid debts for previous loans by other financial institutions.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
BAföG -State support for studying at Lancaster University in Leipzig
The German Federal Training Assistant Act (BAföG) is state support, half of which consists of an interest-free loan and the other half of a state grant. The loan can be repaid after graduation under favourable conditions.
You can find detailed information on BAföG via the Federal Ministry.
The Studentenwerk Leipzig is responsible for all applications. Please contact them via:
Goethestrasse 6 - 04109 Leipzig
Tel .: +49 341 9659-5