Each student or staff member on the Bildungscampus has a CampusCard. Learn more about how to use the card and other FAQs.

What is the CampusCard?

The CampusCard is a means of identification for both students and members of staff. It includes the logo of the respective institution, a photo and the logo of the Bildungscampus. In addition, an individual Campus ID is allocated to each user with the CampusCard. Certain rights, such as access rights, are allocated to the CampusCard using this Campus-ID depending on institution and function. The primary functions of the CampusCard are building access functions and payment functions in the catering area. It may also be used to borrow media in the library.

Why do I need a CampusCard?

The CampusCard makes various services available to users: access, payment options and the loan of media. The CampusCard access function relates to the Bildungscampus building. Access to places relevant for the user is automatically granted. As a rule this applies to the buildings of the corresponding institutes. The CampusCard provides entry to and exit from the Parkhaus Ost and Mitte as well as the Parkplatz Ost depending on the user group. For residents of the student residence W|27, the CampusCard also serves as a key card.The payment feature relates to the gastronomic offers on the Bildungscampus. These include the canteen and the café as well as numerous snack and drinks vending machines.Borrowing media from the LIV Library is possible by means of the barcode on the reverse of the CampusCard.

How do I get a CampusCard?

The CampusCard is issued to members of staff by the employer. Each educational facility prepares and issues the CampusCard for its own students. Once you received your CampusCard, you need to validate it prior to first use. As part of this validation, a validation period is defined which triggers activation of the functions of the CampusCard. All CampusCard validation machines can be found on the site map in the “Service” section: Site map

How do I top up my CampusCard?

The CampusCard may be topped up with credit on site at one of the terminals. It may be topped up using cash, bank card or credit card depending on the type of terminal. All CampusCard terminals can be found on the site map in the “Service” section: Site map

Where can I validate my CampusCard?

After receipt of your CampusCard, you need to validate it prior to first use. As part of this validation, a validation period is defined which triggers activation of the functions of the CampusCard. All CampusCard validation machines can be found on the site map in the “Service” section: Site map

What do I do if I lose my CampusCard?

If you lose your CampusCard, you should inform the institute that you belong to as soon as possible. The card can then be blocked immediately and a replacement card issued. Blocking the card without delay is necessary to prevent unauthorized access and protect from misuse of credit and other functions. The loss of the CampusCard may also be reported directly to the central information desk on the ground floor of Bildungscampus 9.


CampusRad Bikesharing - the smart, environmentally-friendly way to ride through the city. Students and employees of the Bildungscampus Heilbronn as well as the Campus Sontheim may take exclusive advantage of the CampusRad bikes.

A total of fifty blue bikes are located at four locations throughout the city of Heilbronn.


The bikes may be used free-of-charge for 120 minutes each ride (including stopovers) and may be flexibly picked-up and returned to any one of the rental and return stations at Bildungscampus Ost, car park 'experimenta', student residence W|27 und Campus Sontheim. Starting from the 121st minute, 1.00 euro is charged for each additional half hour started.

How does it work?

Register on the website: In order to be able to use the offer, students and employees at the Bildungscampus and Campus Sontheim have to first register free-of-charge at our cooperation partner Deutsche Bahn: Registration. Please select the company tariff (keep the CampusCard ID, matriculation number or staff number at the ready). In the next step, an e-mail with the personal customer account number and an initial password is sent to your contact details. The password can later be individually customized in your own customer account.

Download the app, install it and register: In the second step, you will have to download the Call-a-Bike app from the Google Play Store or the App Store and install it on your smartphone. Registration in the app is very simple: you use the user information that you received when you registered. Reserving and renting bikes is easy at any time using the app.



Borrowing a CampusRad bike

Each bike has a 5 digit number - just enter it in the app and you will receive the opening code. The opening code is entered in the display on the bike. The CampusRad bike can be unlocked by the red lock button: Press the red button, unlock the bike – and set off!

How to make a stopover

A stopover can be made at any time. To do this, lock the bike with the lock on the back wheel of the bike. 'Stopover' appears on the display menu. To make a stopover, answer the question on the display with 'yes'. To unlock the bike again, use your personal code and press the red locking button on the bike lock. The opening code is always visible in the customer section of the Call-a-Bike app.

How much does the CampusRad bike cost?

A total of fifty CampusRad bikes are exclusively available, free-of-charge for 2 hours (120 minutes) per ride (duration including stopovers). Starting from the 121st minute, 1.00 euro is charged for each additional half hour (30 minutes) started. If the CampusRad bike is not taken back to one of the four rental stations at the end of the ride and is left at a different location instead, a service fee of 10.00 euros is charged by the Deutsche Bahn for the return transport.

Where do I find the CampusRad bikes?

There are four stations for rental and return of the CampusRad bikes:

These CampusRad bike stations are marked by small flags on the app’s map. If the CampusRad bikes are not returned to one of the four stations, a service fee of 10.00 euros will be charged by the Deutsche Bahn.

ZEAG Carsharing

There is also emission-free carsharing in Heilbronn. There are two stations for collecting, charging and returning vehicles in both of the Bildungscampus carparks. Just how simply carsharing works is summarized here.

You need to register to make use of the carsharing offer. You can do this on the ZEAG website or find the app on Google Play and in the App Store. All you need is a cell phone, laptop, a class B valid driving license and an identity card. The current regulations may be found on the ZEAG website . Conveniently select the vehicle of your choice online or via the app. As soon as the active booking is started in the app, the vehicle may be opened using the app. The key is to be found in each vehicle in the glove compartment area. And off you go! The vehicle may be returned to both Bildungscampus locations (Parkhaus Ost and Parkhaus Mitte) as well as additional return stations .

Further information


LIV is the jointly-run library of the Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences (HHN), Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heilbronn (DHBW Heilbronn) and Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Center for Advanced Studies (DHBW CAS). The German Graduate School of Management and Law (GGS) and the TUM Campus Heilbronn gGmbH (TUM) are also active partners. In addition to the libraries on the Bildungscampus Heilbronn (Building 15) and on the Campus Sontheim, the LIV also includes libraries at the Heilbronn University locations in Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall.

Additional information

The key goals that the library has set itself can be derived from its name: Learn. Inform. Network.


The library is intended to be a place for learning, exchange and working together. This idea becomes tangible in the well-thought-out room concepts: By means of different learning areas - from interactive to quiet zones - different types of learners and learning styles are addressed. Visitors may choose from a total of 600 individual and group work stations. There are even training courses as an aid to using the LIV.

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As a multi-university facility, the LIV offers users access to an extensive range of academic contents and diverse information options. A multitude of physical and digital media items are available to interested users. Moreover, by offering advice and training courses, LIV supports users with specialist expertise for reviewing, assessing and compiling information and materials.

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One of a kind: LIV is a unique model project for multi-university collaboration spanning several locations which are connected with each other by virtual and logistic systems. As such, it occupies a central role in the consolidation and development of the cooperation between the participating universities. At the same time, it is about creating synergies in the areas of teaching, studying, research and transfer. For those studying, researching and teaching, LIV offers a place for digital and collaborative work as well as space for new ideas, projects and cooperations.

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LIV Library at Bildungscampus 15

The new state-of-the-art building was completed in September 2019 and offers many spatial possibilities in its bright, open surroundings for tranquilly working on topics or for exchanging thoughts with others on lessons learned.

Spread over eight floors, there are interactive learning areas, PC work stations, media laboratories, silent areas, meeting rooms - and of course, all sorts of materials and literature. Outside of opening hours, there is a 24-hour area where all users can pick up ordered media or return them at the return machine at any time.



The centrally-located student residence W|27 offers modern, fully-furnished ?all-inclusive living space? for students from all of the educational establishments.

The offer is flexible and the all-in rents and short minimum rental periods make it easy to plan and calculate.

In just a few minutes you can cycle to the Bildungscampus (1.5 km), the Campus Sontheim (1.9km) as well as Heilbronn city center (1.9km). There are supermarkets for everyday needs and take-aways in the immediate vicinity.
A total of 212 fully-furnished apartments of different sizes, some even with balconies, are available to choose from. All utilities and the wireless network are included in the all-in rental fee. Communal areas such as the lounge areas, the fitness room and the shared kitchen facilitate living together actively and mutual exchange. There is a laundry salon with washing machines and dryers in the building. Bikes can be parked safely in the lockable bike cellar. If required, parking lots for cars may be rented outdoors or in the basement garage.

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