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Informations about the OstfaliaCard (refectory chip card)

What is the OstfaliaCard?

The OstfaliaCard is a  means of cashless payment at all institutions of the Student Services. It contains a rapid contactless Mifare-Chip. With the OstfaliaCard, you can pay cashless at all refectories and cafeterias of the Student Services .

What are the advantages?

  • The payment process at the cash desk is much quicker. With the MensaCard it takes about 2 seconds, paying cash takes about 30 seconds.
  • You need not burden yourself with coins.

What does the OstfaliaCard cost?

The MensaCard is issued for a deposit of 10 € . You can charge the card at once at the cash desk or at the recharging automaton and use it right away.

How and where can you recharge the OstfaliaCard?

You can recharge your OstfaliaCard cash at all automatons at the refectories of the Student Services as well as at the cash desks of the refectories and cafeterias. The minimum amount is 5 € at the automatons and 10 € at the cash desks. The card balance is limited to 50 € maximum.

How can you pay with the OstfaliaCard?

Just place the OstfaliaCard with any side on the card machine at the cash desk – in less than 2 seconds the amount is debited. Then you take back your card and keep it safe from damage.

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