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Services and functions of the student ID card (chip card)



Once you have re-registered for the relevant semester, the new validity period can be printed. You will find the validation terminals in the waiting area on the ground floor of the main university building and in the new University Library, 1st floor, access to the cloakroom.


Loan function University Library


Borrowing books and electronic media is possible in the University Library.


Keys for lockers in the University Library


Lockers in the foyer of the University Library


Payment function in the Mensa


Cash registers in the dining halls, in the cafeteria and at some coffee machines in the New Mensa

Activation required at the initialisation terminal. The terminal is located in the foyer of the Neue Mensa, entrance on the left, left rear column

Student ID cards can access the new Autoload function. You can find more information about this on the FAQ page of the Student Union.

The payment function can only be used for food and drinks in the New Canteen.


Credit for the payment function


Money top-up stations in the New Canteen


Access to the buildings and PC pools


Access to the buildings and PC pools of your faculty is automatically activated. Special access rights must be requested at the control centre.


Copy, print and scan function


The copy, print and scan function is possible with your student ID card. The CopyCards from our libary no longer exists.

More informations here


If the chip for the payment function or for access to the buildings is defective, it is possible to apply for a free replacement card at the admissions office after confirmation of the defect by the relevant offices (confirmation by the canteen for the wallet; confirmation by the control centre of the University Computer Centre for access to buildings).

If your student ID card is lost or destroyed, you can apply for a new card at the admission office, main university building, Akademiestraße 6, room EG.12. The cost for this is 16.00 euros.

Application for a replacement chip card