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The student ID

Every student of the University receives his/her own student ID in the form of a chip card.
At the same time, you will receive your access data for the eCampus portal.
There you will find online facilities for organising degree studies, such as the FlexNow examination management system, the StudIP learning management platform, your student E-mail account and the self-service functions you can use to re-register for the next semester, print out enrolment certificates or edit your contact data.

The student ID card itself fulfils a great variety of functions apart from just being a means of identification:
it can be used for cashless payments at cafeterias, as a library card or copy card and even serves as a semester rail ticket (please see the right-hand column for more detailed information).

How do I get my student ID?

The chip card office is located in the ZHG (central lecture hall building) between the lecture halls ZHG 010 and ZHG 011.

What do I have to bring with me?

You need your matriculation number and a valid photo identification document (ID card or passport) to have your student ID issued.

When can I collect my student ID?

The chip card issue office is open from 10.00 to 17.00 h from Monday to Friday. We recommend that you collect your student ID as soon as you are in Göttingen, since you can then use it straight away for payment in cafeterias, etc., and it also functions as your semester rail ticket once the semester has started.

How is the student ID issued?

First, you must have a photo taken at one of the terminals provided for this purpose. Use your matriculation number to log in at the terminal and save the photo.

You can subsequently collect your finished student ID from the chip card issue office and use all functions of the chip card immediately.

Watch this video to get to know function and issue of the student ID (in German):