Cashless payment in the dining halls and cafeterias

Cashless. Simple. Safe.

From now on, ONLY cashless payment is possible in all our dining halls and cafeterias.

Due to the current situation, we would like to protect you and us. Simply top up your student ID at one of our top-up machines and pay conveniently without the hassle of searching for small change.

  • – Simply pay with your student ID (guest cards available)
  • – We protect each other
  • – Quick and easy



You can use your student ID card a chip card:

  • at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) you use your "KITCard"
  • at the Hochschule Karlsruhe für Technik und Wirtschaft your "CampusCard"
  • at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe you use your "Studierendenkarte"
  • at the Hochschule Pforzheim you use your student ID card
  • at all other universities you can get a cashless payment card by presenting your student ID card. You can get this card at the cashiers of your dining hall. The card costs a single payment of 2.50 Euro and a deposit in the amount of 7.50 Euro.

Locations of the top-up machines

Here you will find a list of all the places where you can top up your card / guest card with credit.

Dining halls
  • Foyer of the dining hall Am Adenauerring (EC card & cash)
    Gottesaue Palace (EC card & cash)
    Cafeteria Moltkestraße 30 (EC card & cash)
    Dining hall Moltke (EC card & cash)
    Cafeteria Bismarckstraße (EC card)
    Dining hall Erzbergerstraße (EC card)
    Dining hall/Cafeteria Tiefenbronner Straße (Pforzheim) (EC card & cash)
    Informatics building Campus South (EC card)
    KIT Library South (EC card)
    Sports institute (EC card)
Cafeterias
  • Cafeteria Adenauerring (EC card)
    Cafeteria Engesserstraße (EC card)
    Cafebar Am Zirkel (EC card)
    Dining hall/Cafeteria Holzgartenstraße (EC card)
    Cafeteria Bismarckstraße







Questions concerning your chip card?

Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe
Adenauerring 7
76131 Karlsruhe
gastronomie@sw-ka.de