BAföG and Aufstiegs-BAföG (AFBG)

Federal Training Assistance Act and German federal loan for education and training

BAFSYS is a modern software system that can easily and quickly process BAföG and AFBG applications (German federal loan for education and training). The system covers the entire online application process including electronic document management, loan acceptance and payment.

Our specialized procedure covers the application process and administration of

  • BAföG (Federal Training Assistance Act)
  • BayAföG (Bavarian Training Assistance Act)
  • BbgAföG (Training Assistance Act of Brandenburg)
  • AFBG (Advanced Upgrading Assistance Act)

BAFSYS is a process environment covering all aspects of electronic processing of the promotion laws above in pioneering technology:

  • Intuitive processing of promotion cases with electronic workflow support, automatic document generation, extensive statistics as well as all necessary data exchange modules
  • Electronic full text search environment for legislative texts as well as judgements and decisions
  • Online application system with electronic authentification (eID of the new identity card)
  • App (“BAföGdirekt”) for an applicant’s communication with the promotion agency (upload of documents, automatic status information on the processing status etc.)

More than 50% of all student BAföG applications in Germany are processed and administered with DATAGROUP software.

Our software is used by university student unions, municipal offices and government agencies in Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Saarland, Lower Saxony, Saxony, Sachsen Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia.

BAFSYS Services

  • BAföG
  • AFBG
  • Online application
  • Recovery management
  • Information portal
  • Operation in our certified data center
  • Service Desk

The Advantages of the BAföG Process

  • Shorter processing times
  • Faster decision-making
  • Higher satisfaction of the applicants
  • One contact person for all questions (Single Point of Contact)
  • Everything from one source


Guido Eckert
T 0711 49005-11100