Student ID card as chip card

HAW Hamburg’s electronic student card is a chip card with multiple functions:

  • Personalised student ID card with photo
  • HAW library card
  • Cashless payment function for the cafeteria (Studierendenwerk Hamburg)
  • Access to electronically secured rooms on the HAW campus

The chip card is your student ID card for the duration of your studies at HAW Hamburg.

All you need to do is validate the card at the beginning of each semester following successful re-registration. The functions are valid for one semester only.

Chip Card Services Offices

Mailing address:
HAW Hamburg
Chipkarten-Servicebüro
Stiftstraße 69
20099 Hamburg

 

Chip Card Services Office
Bergedorf Campus

Ulmenliet 20, room 0.09
T +49.40.42875-6133

Closed until further notice

Chip Card Services Office
Berliner Tor Campus

Stiftstrasse 69, room 0.77
T +49.40.42875-9865

Mon - Wed9:00 am–12:30 pm
1:00–3:00 pm
Thurs10:00 am–12:30 pm
1:00–3:00 pm
Fri9:00 am–12:30 pm
1:00–2:00 pm

How do I get my chip card?

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How do I extend/validate my chip card?

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Where can I validate my chip card?

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How do I validate my chip card if I am not in Hamburg?

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How do I look after my chip card?

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Name change, defective card, loss or theft of card – how do I get a replacement?

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Library card

You can also use your student ID card (chip card) as a library card at the HAW Hamburg libraries.

  • If you do not already have a library card, please use the online registration form to apply for one. To activate your chip card, please then come to one of the HAW Hamburg libraries and bring your chip card as well as your personal picture ID card (or your passport and residence certificate). If you do not have Internet access, you can also fill out the application form at one of the libraries. 
  • HAW Hamburg students can also obtain library cards for the libraries at other Hamburg universities, in some cases free of charge. Please contact the specific library for more information.

 

Additional functions

The integrated chip card can also be used for the following purposes:

  • As a swipe card for access to electronically secured rooms on campus
  • As a photocopy card (in progress)
  • To pay for telephones and dryers in the dormitories (in progress)

E-wallet – cashless payment

The chip card's e-wallet function allows you to pay without cash at HAW Hamburg cafeterias and cafes operated by Studierendenwerk Hamburg at the Berliner Tor, Finkenau and Bergedorf campuses. There is no fee for using the e-wallet.

Topping up and paying out your credit

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Paying with your chip card

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Securing your e-wallet in the event of loss

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Transferring credit to new chip card

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Data protection and technical information

How is my data protected?

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What technical measures are taken to ensure data protection?

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Are movement profiles generated?

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How long is my photo stored?

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How large is the chip card's range?

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What information is printed on the chip card?

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What information is stored on the chip card?

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What information is stored during card use?

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Who has access to chip card data?

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