About the Mensacard
What are the benefits of a Mensacard?
In addition to the cashless payment option and shorter waiting times in the canteens, it is possible to use snack and drinks machines. In our residential complexes, the washing machine and dryer can also be used.
Who can receive a Mensacard?
Students who study at the University Bremen, the Hochschule Bremen, the HfK Bremen or the Hochschule Bremerhaven who pay a semester fee and can prove their student status, as well as employees of the universities mentioned.
Where do I get a Mensacard?
At the service point of the Uni-Mensa and Mensa Neustadtswall, at the cash desk of the Mensa Airport and Werderstraße and in the Cafeteria Bremerhaven. The current opening times can be found on the subpage of the respective canteen.
What do I need to bring?
5 € (deposit). Students need their student ID/valid enrollment certificate and ID card. University employees need their staff ID card.
Where can I top up the card?
On the campus of the University Bremen (Uni-Mensa, in the entrance area of the SuuB (only EC), in the Cafeteria GW2, in the Mensa NW1 (currently only EC)). In the Mensa at Hochschule Bremen, in front of the entrance to the Mensa Bremerhaven and in the residential complex Vorstraße / Spittaler Str. 1D (EC only).
How long is my Mensacard valid?
The validity of your Mensacard is displayed on all card readers, reloaders and when paying at the checkout.
What data is stored?
The matriculation number, personal ID number and the credit currently available are stored on the Mensacards issued by September 22nd, 2023. We do not have access to the universities personal data regarding the matriculation number. Only the current credit is stored on the Mensacards issued from September 25, 2023.
Lost your Mensacard?
Mensacards that were issued by September 22nd, 2023: You can get your card back at the cafeteria service point if it was found. The card can also be blocked there and the existing credit transferred to a new card. For this you will need your student ID or a valid certificate of enrollment and your ID card. Mensacards that were issued from September 25th, 2023: A new Mensacard must be used. A payout or transfer of credit is not possible due to the cards not being registered.
The Mensacard can be returned at the service point of the Uni-Mensa and Mensa Neustadtswall, at the cash desk of the Mensa Airport and Cafeteria Bremerhaven. Mensacards that were issued by September 22nd, 2023: After legitimation through the enrollment certificate and the identity card (for employees: employee ID card, ID card), the remaining credit and the card deposit will be paid out. Mensacards issued from September 25th, 2023: The person who returns the Mensacard will receive the card deposit and the remaining credit paid out.