Germany’s Federal Government is providing financial assistance to people in education and training with a one-off energy price allowance. As of 15 March 2023, applications are now open nationwide.
Detailed information can be found at https://www.einmalzahlung200.de/. There is also a section of frequently asked questions.
1. a BundID account
2. an access code, as well as a PIN if applicable
Method 1 (BundID account):
There are three ways to set up a BundID account. We recommend that international students select the first option:
a) With username, e-mail address, and password: https://id.bund.de/de/eservice/konto/registration/1
b) With online identification of your personal ID. Learn how to set up a BundID account via this method at: https://www.einmalzahlung200.de/eppsg-de/bundid-anlegen
c) With your digital residence permit, European eID, or personal ELSTER certificate
In the next few days, you will be able to enter your access code and PIN for the online application portal after entering your u-number and password via HisInOne on the Harz University of Applied Sciences homepage.
Between 15/03/2023 and 30/09/2023, you can use your BundID account, access code, and PIN (only if you are using method 1 a)) at the portal linked at www.einmalzahlung200.de to enter your bank account information and request the 200 €.
Please note that the university is only liable if you select method 2, and cannot provide any helpful information if you experience any problems with methods 1 and 3. If you have any questions, please refer to the contact information provided at www.einmalzahlung200.de.