Contribution to costs
You must pay EUR 1,20 for every lesson of the integration course (Contribution to costs). The remainder of the cost is covered by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.

A general integration course consists of 660 hours. Therefore the whole course will cost you EUR 792  You do not have to pay this amount all at once, but you have to pay EUR 120,00 at the beginning of each module.

If you receive unemployment benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II) or social assistance (Sozialhilfe), you can apply for exemption from the costs. You can also be exempted from contributing to the costs if you find it particularly hard to pay because of your financial or personal situation.

The applications you can fill out with us at one of our branches. We then send the completed and signed application form to the Branch Office of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees responsible for you.

Travel Costs
If you receive unemployment benefit (ALG II) and have been obliged by the institution of basic benefits to attend an integration course, the necessary travel costs will be reimbursed on the basis of the cheapest monthly pass. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed if the distance between your home and the course location is less than 3 km beträgt.rem residence and the course location less than 3 km