Students' Energy Price Allowance ACT - EPPSG

As of December 21, 2022, the law on the payment of a one-off energy price allowance for students, (vocational) technical students (Students' Energy Price Allowance Act - EPPSG) came into force. The aim of this federal law is to provide a one-off payment of 200 euros to all those entitled to it in order to relieve them of the increased energy costs.


From March 15, 2023 you will receive the necessary access data for applying for the one-off payment, such as access code and a possible PIN, in the HIS-Portal of the Frankfurt UAS. You apply for the one-off payment via

Students in higher education who

  • were matriculated at a higher education institution in Germany on 1 December 2022, and
  • are resident in Germany.

1. From March 15, 2023, all students who were enrolled at Frankfurt UAS on 01.12.2022 will be able to download the access code and eventually PIN (bund.ID low trust level) required for the application from the HIS portal.

2. If you are also domiciled or habitually resident in Germany, you may use the following link to apply for payment of the energy price flat rate:

3. You should already apply for the required bund.ID account before 15.03.2023.

The application for one-off payment of the energy price allowance must be submitted by September 30, 2023 at the latest.

Please contact the costumer center of the Student Service Center and ask for a new password for the HIS-Portal.

You can find further information on

There you also find an answer to the question, how to apply for the one-off payment, if you are from abroad or an EU-resident.

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last updated on: 03.15.2023