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If you want to learn the German language, you can take part in an integration course under certain conditions.
If you successfully complete the integration course within 2 years, you can apply for a refund of 50 percent of your cost contribution under certain conditions.
If you receive social benefits or are financially needy for other reasons, you can attend the integration course free of charge under certain conditions.
If you have not reached level B1 in the "DTZ" final test, you can repeat your language course once under certain conditions.
If you attend an integration course, you can receive a travel allowance under certain conditions.
If you lose your job or training place, you can apply for unemployment benefit to ensure that you are financially secure.
If you wish to apply for unemployment benefit, you must register as unemployed electronically on the Federal Employment Agency's specialist portal or in person at the Employment Agency responsible for your place of residence.