Canteen & Café

The canteen Mensa is located very central at Bildungscampus 8 and is operated by the Studierendenwerk Heidelberg.The inner courtyard provides lots of natural daylight and offers additional protected seating in the open air. The menu changes on a daily basis: compose lunch individually from a number of different main courses and side-dishes. Salads, soups and desserts round off the culinary delights
Outside of mealtimes the canteen may be used by students as a place to learn.

There is a café on the ground floor of Bildungscampus 13. Seating areas are available both indoors and outdoors. For breakfast or an in-between snack offering the Café bakery products and or a small lunch as well as hot and cold drinks.

Bon appetit!

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Opening Hours

All information on the opening times can be found on the website the Studierendenwerk Heidelberg.


The CampusCard is used for cashless payment in the canteen. Top up terminals accepting cash or bank cards are located right at the canteen entrance.

Furthermore external visitors may make use of a guest card for refreshments which also serves as a means of payment on campus.

Campus Garden

Campus Garden is the new food destination on the Bildungscampus and can be found in Building 1 (FORUM). The offer ranges from breakfast to snacks and lunch to an à la carte dinner.

Self-service starters, snacks & lunches are offered during the day. Here you can pay with cash, card or the Bildungscampus CampusCard. (When paying with the CampusCard, discounted prices apply to students and staff of the Bildungscampus.)

The à la carte dinner is served. Payment/discounting via the CampusCard is not possible here.

Get further information about Campus Garden here.

Snacks & CampusStores

Snacks for in-between

At various locations on the Bildungscampus, you can find snack and drink vending machines offering a variety of hot and cold drinks. Reverse vending machines for empties are also located here. The exact locations of the vending machines can be found on the site plan in the 'Catering' section. Paying here as well by CampusCard


The and the are now open on the Bildungscampus of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation for those long study nights and unsettling exam days. Using an app, students and members of campus staff can now find comfort food, small meals, drinks and a selection of everyday items 24/7 on 365 days of the year opposite the LIV library. The works just like a small cash and carry. The comprises a modern goods vending machine .; What is particularly interesting is that the goods can be selected on site at the terminal or may be conveniently put together and reserved via app. The one prerequisite for access and for shopping is registration in the and/or app with the CampusCard ID. Payment is made by credit card, which is deposited during registration or with Klarna. For Klarna, an existing account can be used or simply created during the registration process.

Both apps are available by calling up and/or in the Google Play Store or in the Apple App Store and may be conveniently installed and set up at home.

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