Where can I get something to eat or drink in-between lectures? Here with us! Our canteens and cafeterias in Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Göppingen and Horb will provide you with inexpensive and healthy food, as well as lots of snacks, and enough coffee to help you survive even the most boring lecture - because clever minds need good food!
Select the canteen where you usually dine (this setting is retained unless you (automatically) delete your cookies). Then a short overview of the current offer appears here. If you go to the menu page, you will also find all dishes for the next few days and can filter the dishes according to allergens and ingredients.
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Quality Assurance Manager Gastronomy
Our gastronomic teams in our nine canteens and seven cafeterias in Stuttgart, Esslingen, Göppingen, Ludwigsburg and Horb provide around 13,000 freshly-prepared meals every day. Our goal is to offer a good, comprehensive and fast meals service. With the food that we process, we place value on fair trade and responsible food production. So that we can offer high-quality meals which are also reasonably priced, we have joined forces with the other Studierendenwerk organisations to form a purchasing cooperative. In addition, the state of Baden-Württemberg subsidizes every meal for students through financial aid. The cheapest and most heavily subsidized main course of the day will therefore only cost you 2.99 euros from October 2022. By the way, we also show you the carbon footprint (CO2 value) for each dish in our menu. So that students can buy meals from us at a reasonable price, the state has also freed the prices for these meals in the canteens from VAT (VAT zero percent).
The student prices are valid solely for students who are enrolled at one of the universities we cater for. The reason behind this is that we get your semester fees only from these 15 universities. The subsidies of the state of Baden-Württemberg are also bound to this requirement.
Guests, which include students that are not enrolled to a university we cater for as well as the universities’ staff, are not subsidized. The same applies to the products at our cafeterias.
The universities however usually grant their staff 1.50 Euro per day on the guest price in our canteens and cafeterias. Once you reach the required minimum price, we deduct this grant automatically if you pay by card. You can find an overview of our required minimum prices in the download (in German).