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studierendenWERKs’ student canteens have plenty of variety on offer! Our guests can definitely expect more than healthy, wholesome, and inexpensive meals.

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Coffee bar of Mensa TU Hauptgebäude

Coffee bar of Mensa TU Hauptgebäude

Coffee specialities, cake and snacks can be bought at the coffee bar of the canteen TU Hauptgebäude

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(2) contains pork or gelatine ...
(3) contains alcohol
(4) flavour enhancer
(5) waxed
(6) contains preservative
(7) contains antioxidant
(8) contains artificial colours
(9) contains phosphate
(10) blackened
(12) contains a source of ...
(13) contains artifi cial ...
(14) contains finely ground meat
(16) contains caffeine
(17) contains quinine
(19) sulphuretted
(20) laxative effect
(21) contains gluten from grain
(21a) wheat
(21b) rye
(21c) barley
(21d) oat
(21e) spelt
(21f) kamut
(22) crustaceans
(23) contains eggs
(24) fish
(25) peanuts
(26) shell fruits
(26a) almonds
(26b) hazelnut
(26c) walnut
(26d) cashew nut
(26e) pecans
(26f) Brazil nut
(26g) pistachio
(26h) macadamia
(27) contains celery
(28) contains soy protein
(29) mustarde
(30) milk and dairy products, ...
(31) sesame seed
(32) sulphur oxide & ...
(33) lupine
(34) molluscs
(35) nitrite curing salt
(36) contains yeast
Appetizers / Starters
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Large salad bowl
(6, 28)
6contains preservative
28contains soy protein
€ 1,45/1,60/1,75
Salads
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Pork loin steak with onions, wedges and salad
(13, 27)
13contains artifi cial sweeteners
27contains celery
€ 3,15/6,30/6,95
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Small salad bowl
(13, 27)
13contains artifi cial sweeteners
27contains celery
€ 1,75/3,50/3,85
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Double-sized salad bowl
(13, 27)
13contains artifi cial sweeteners
27contains celery
€ 0,65/1,30/1,45
Soups
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Glass noodle salad with coriander
(7, 28)
7contains antioxidant
28contains soy protein
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Bell pepper soup
(21a, 27)
21awheat
27contains celery
€ 0,55/1,10/1,20
Promotions
Not too often! Best combined with green.
Swabian noodles with mushrooms and spring onions with creme sauce
(2)
2contains pork or gelatine derived from pork
€ 4,95/5,45/5,95
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared without fish or meat.
Tuscan bean soup
(21a, 23, 30)
21awheat
23contains eggs
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
€ 3,95/4,35/4,75
Main dishes
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared without fish or meat.Sustainable food
Steamed potatoes
(23, 30)
23contains eggs
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
€ 2,50/5,00/5,50
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.Climate-friendly Dishes
Scrambled eggs with creamed spinach and mashed potatoes
(7, 8, 21a, 26b, 28, 32)
7contains antioxidant
8contains artificial colours
21awheat
26bhazelnut
28contains soy protein
32sulphur oxide & sulfide at concentration of > 10mg/kg or 10mg/l
€ 2,75/5,50/6,05
Best choice! The more often, the better!
Broccoli stir-fry with pasta, tofu, tomatoes and hazelnuts
(2, 14, 21a, 23, 28, 30, 36)
2contains pork or gelatine derived from pork
14contains finely ground meat
21awheat
23contains eggs
28contains soy protein
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
36contains yeast
€ 1,75/3,50/3,85
Not too often! Best combined with green.
Florentine style baked chicken breast fillet with poultry gravy
(21a, 30, 36)
21awheat
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
36contains yeast
€ 1,55/3,10/3,40
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Braised zucchini with pork meat stuffing and cheese with tomato ragout
(27)
27contains celery
€ 1,45/2,90/3,20
Side dishes
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Silverbeet with ginger
(21a, 36)
21awheat
36contains yeast
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
with poultry gravy
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Ribbon noodles with sesame seeds
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Basmati rice
(21a, 31)
21awheat
31sesame seed
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Vegan cauliflower with bread crumbs
€ 0,60/1,20/1,30
Good choice! Every now and then.
with tomato ragout
€ 0,30/0,60/0,65
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Blackberry yoghurt
€ 0,30/0,60/0,65
Desserts
Best choice! The more often, the better!Meals are prepared without fish or meat.
Curd with orange
(30)
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
€ 0,65/1,30/1,45
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared without fish or meat.
Hazelnut pudding
(30)
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
€ 0,65/1,30/1,45
Good choice! Every now and then.Meals are prepared without fish or meat.
Carmen beef broth
(9, 26b, 30)
9contains phosphate
26bhazelnut
30milk and dairy products, including lactose
€ 0,65/1,30/1,45
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contains pork or gelatine derived from pork
3
contains alcohol
4
flavour enhancer
5
waxed
6
contains preservative
7
contains antioxidant
8
contains artificial colours
9
contains phosphate
10
blackened
12
contains a source of phenylalanine
13
contains artifi cial sweeteners
14
contains finely ground meat
16
contains caffeine
17
contains quinine
19
sulphuretted
20
laxative effect

 

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contains gluten from grain
21a
wheat
21b
rye
21c
barley
21d
oat
21e
spelt
21f
kamut
22
crustaceans
23
contains eggs
24
fish
25
peanuts
26
shell fruits
26a
almonds
26b
hazelnut
26c
walnut
26d
cashew nut
26e
pecans
26f
Brazil nut
26g
pistachio
26h
macadamia
27
contains celery
28
contains soy protein
29
mustarde
30
milk and dairy products, including lactose
31
sesame seed
32
sulphur oxide & sulfide at concentration of > 10mg/kg or 10mg/l
33
lupine
34
molluscs
35
nitrite curing salt
36
contains yeast

 

Best choice! The more often, the better!
Good choice! Every now and then.
Not too often! Best combined with green.
Meals are prepared exclusively with vegan ingredients.
Climate-friendly Dishes
Meals are prepared without fish or meat.
Sustainable food
Sustainable fisheries

 


We use iodized table salt in the preparation of our food.
13.12.2014: In accordance with the EU Regulation 1169/2011 (LMIV), the studierendenWERK BERLIN labels food and ingredients with allergic and intolerance-inducing effect.
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Location

Hardenbergstraße 34
10623 Berlin (Charlottenburg - Wilmersdorf)
030 93939 - 7430
 
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Opening Hours
 
mon – fri
11:00 AM – 02:30 PM
 
 
Backshop opened from 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
 
U2 (Ernst-Reuter-Platz) or S5, S7, S75 (Zoologischer Garten) or BUS M45, 145 (Steinplatz)
 
UdK: 0,1 km
TUB: 0,7 km

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The canteen TU Hardenbergstraße

Welcome to your Mensa in Berlin-Charlottenburg, right in the middle of the TU Berlin campus! If you haven’t had your lunch here, you haven’t really studied in Berlin! You can feel the city’s heartbeat at this facility: It’s a challenge to be a large student canteen and one we tackle every day. Berlin’s students from all around the world meet here. In summer and winter alike, we keep our doors open for you. In the summertime, you can watch the hubbub on Hardenbergstraße from our terrace or drink a latte macchiato or cappuccino in the cooler courtyard.

The staff of studierendenWERK BERLIN offers you a wide range of different beverages and warm dishes. We also offer a daily vegan climate-friendly dish. Our specialty counter provides an interesting and varied range of culinary options. Apart from this, you will also find another daily dish, the obligatory stew and two other daily specials. Don’t forget to take advantage of our large selection of salads and desserts.

 

Bon appétit!
The canteen team

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A guide through our menu icons

The different icons help you orienting when it comes to the menu in our canteens. You can also receive the daily menu by downloading our app.
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Sustainability

Sustainability is an integral part of the internal management process at studierendenWERK BERLIN. Other departments are gradually being included.
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MensaCard

The MensaCard is the payment method in all of our facilities.

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FAQ

FAQ

Frequently asked questions to our meal service

Of course, our canteens aren’t just places for eating and drinking – people come here to meet up between classes and chat with other students.

 You can also study here, but please be considerate to guests who are here to eat.

The “food traffic lights” evaluate and identify dishes using the standard colour-coding of a traffic light. We’re all familiar with the meaning of the different colours of a traffic light. Here, the colours – as recommended by the German Nutrition Society (DGE) – represent the overall medical/nutritional value of the respective dishes. However, the color coding does not denote an evaluation of their environmental footprint.

The system is easy to apply. Each dish is marked with a stoplight colour. The more ‘green’ dishes you choose, the better the composition of your meal. But if you’d like to use the full-fledged system for your eating habits, you don’t have to stick to only ‘green’ dishes. You can still achieve the full benefit from eating ‘red’ or ‘yellow’ dishes (occasionally for the former, more regularly for the latter – e.g. 10 % red, 30 % yellow).

This decision-making aid was developed in collaboration with Dr. Peinelt of Hochschule Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences.

GREEN = Best choice! The more often, the better!

YELLOW = A good choice! Every now and then.

RED = Not too often! Best combined with green.

Children’s meals: We provide free canteeen meals for students’ children aged six and under.

Please note:

  • The parents (father and/or mother) must be registered as students and also eating lunch in the canteen.
  • Please use the Kids-MensaCard to receive the free children’s meal. You can get this card at the checkout in the major canteens.

  • The free children’s meal will only be provided if the parent is eating a main course themselves.  When both meals have different prices, the cheaper one is for free.
  • All canteens offer children’s meals.

If your MensaCard does not work, you can contact the staff at the cashiers in the major canteens at any time.

If you lose your MensaCard, we can block your card and give you the remaining value in cash if you give us the card number. That’s why it’s so important to note the number when you receive the card, and keep it in a safe place.

Did you lose your MensaCard or do you have further questions about it? Feel free to write us an email to mensacard@stw.berlin.

CampusCard does not equal MensaCard

The CampusCard with an inbuilt MensaCard has already been introduced at some universities. The numbers are not identical! Therefore, please note the extra number that is on the back of your Campus Card. We can only refund your balance and deposit with this number!  You can find more infos about the CampusCard here: https://campuscard.berlin/

Important to note:

To use the Autoload process, you first need to register at one of the canteen cashiers. This involves signing a written contract (“Participation in direct debiting procedure” or “Direct debit authorisation”) between yourself and studierendenWERK BERLIN. To do this, we need your debit (EC) card to confirm your account details, your MensaCard and a photo ID with an address in order to identify and contact you in case debit notes are not paid. The MensaCard does not store either personal information or a profile of use. The MensaCard is only linked to the bank and account details provided in the direct debit authorisation to add money to the MensaCard. The process takes place in accordance with the data-privacy regulations of the Berlin Data Protection Act.

Cashless payment with the MensaCard

You can set a lower limit on your MensaCard, meaning that when the amount of money on the card falls below this value, the cashier will ask you if you want to reload the card. Your bank account will then be charged in the amount. It may take several days for the sum to be booked from your account. If you would like, you can get a receipt for this transaction. When registering, you can set the value of the standard reload amount yourself. To avoid abuse of the system, only one automatic reload may take place per day.

You can cancel the direct debit authorisation at any time by returning the MensaCard to a cashier; the remaining funds will be transferred to your bank account. You will then naturally receive a new MensaCard without Autoload, which you can reload at the reloading machines in the canteens and universities as usual.

You can pay without cash in all of our canteens and coffee bars by using the MensaCard. This makes it easier for both you and us to avoid rummaging around for coins or exact change, shortens the lines at the cashiers, and enables you to enjoy your meal quicker. From 2019, you can only pay with the MensaCard in all our our canteens and coffee bars.

The MensaCard can be reloaded at the loading machines or by using the direct debit system (“Autoload”).

Where can I get my MensaCard?

At every cash desk in the canteens and coffeebars of studierendenWERK BERLIN you will receive your MensaCard for a deposit of €1.55 Please show your student ID or  a confirmation from the university that you are an employee.  If you are a guest of the university, you also need a confirmation.

 

Do you have questions about the MensaCard? Feel free to write us an e-mail to mensacard@stw.berlin

Protecting the environment, sustainable business practices, responsible use of natural resources and healthy eating – these are ideals which studierendenWERK BERLIN feels obligated to fulfil.

Mensa TU, Mensa HU Nord, Mensa FU II, Mensa Beuth HS, Mensa HTW Treskowallee, Mensa HTW Wilhelminenhof and the student accommodations and administrative building on Hardenbergstrasse have been successfully certified by EMAS, the environmental management system of the European Union.

All other canteens operate in accordance with EMAS’ environmental standards.

studierendenWERK BERLIN's dining establishments have sustainable practices, seen in these purposeful decisions and options:

 

Cooking with Sunflower Oil which Contains No Palm Oil

In November 2015, we stopped using palm oil for frying in any canteen of studierendenWERK BERLIN. It has been replaced by 100%-pure sunflower oil. This is another step towards protecting both the environment and health.

studierendenWERK BERLIN has had EMAS certification since 2015 and is committed to the sustainable use of resources. The elimination of palm oil in frying fat is another important step towards dealing more carefully with the environment.

There’s another advantage of this changeover – the health benefits. In conventional use of palm oil for food, trans-fatty acids are often produced as a result of combining other fats and oils. These are hardened fats made from unsaturated fatty acids and have been shown to have a harmful effect on health.

Native vegetable oils with predominantly simple and polyunsaturated fatty acids are much better for health.

Coffee Grounds as Natural Fertiliser

Approximately 40,000 kg of coffee grounds are collected each year at studierendenWERK BERLIN. An enormous quantity, and one which so far has been disposed of together with other food waste. However, coffee grounds are much too valuable to just throw away!

We are now offering to all interested parties coffee grounds as fertiliser – at no cost. This coffee fertiliser contains nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus and other important plant nutrients, just like commercially available mineral fertilisers. Fertilising with coffee grounds brings with it other advantages for the garden. For instance, it repels ants and snails – by entirely natural means, too.

If you are interested, you can pick up this valuable coffee-ground fertiliser during the regular opening hours of the canteen. It is not necessary to bring your own vessel, because we provide 5 or 10-litre buckets for transport – likewise free of charge. If this amount is too much, you can simply take away a partially filled bucket or bring your own container.

Simply visit one of the facilities close to you – the choice is yours.

Due to the strong demand in some facilities, we cannot accept telephone inquiries or pre-orders. We thank you for your understanding. Email enquiries are welcome: mensen@stw.berlin

Climate-Friendly Vegan Food

Vegan food causes far fewer greenhouse gases than animal products.

Compared to conventional ground pork or beef, the greenhouse gases caused by a conventional vegan alternative made from soy produced in Europe are around 90 % lower, according to the Vegetarian Association of Germany. Likewise, for the production of one kilogram of soy-based meat substitute, a mere eighth of the land area is required in comparison to that needed for a comparable amount of beef.

Our climate-friendly vegan food is indicated on the menu with a small climate tree.

Our climate-friendly meals never use products which lead to a high ecological footprint during cultivation and production. For instance, we do not use rice, pre-cooked mashed potato, french fries or pre-cooked products such as broccoli corners or sesame slices. Furthermore, no frozen products, dry products or preserves are used. Grain products such as spelt, buckwheat, bulgur, millet and amaranth and other protein-containing foods such as nuts, vegetables and vegetable oils are essential components of the climate-friendly meals.

Between their introduction in April 2011 and September 2016, 2.3 million climate-friendly meals were sold, with ever greater frequency.
If you have any ideas or suggestions, please let us know via
mensen@Stw.berlin

Regional Products

The canteens of studierendenWERK BERLIN are working to increase the share of regional products they use.

A central purchasing department is responsible for choosing and liaising with the suppliers of our foodstuffs. Care is taken to give preference to regional food. Since, however, we need large quantities for many foodstuffs, regional suppliers are often not in a position to guarantee such quantities at reasonable prices and delivery conditions. We get organic dairy and meat products directly from the Dahme-Spreewald area and from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 70% of the fresh vegetables and fruit we offer come from Germany.

For the environmental checks required for EMAS certification, data has been gathered on the CO2 balance for the food and drinks used within the studierendenWERK BERLIN canteens.

TransFair Products

Enjoy espresso, cappuccino or classic filter coffee with a good conscience. Since 2010, many studierendenWERK BERLIN coffee bars have only been selling coffee that has been prepared with quality organic fair-trade coffee beans.

The Fairtrade sign signifies a fixed minimum price and a fair-trade bonus which farmer cooperatives receive for their products by working with Fairtrade.

The working and living conditions of small-scale farming families in the producing countries are sustainably improved. Within the fair trade system, Fairtrade International is responsible for the development of fair-trade standards and for supporting producer groups. In the coffee sector, small-scale structures are specifically promoted by Fairtrade, thus giving them new market opportunities and stable, predictable income.

Fair trade means that all organisations and companies involved in the Fairtrade chain must comply with international Fairtrade standards. These are inspected locally by the certification organisation FLO-CERT. Clear minimum requirements ensure that the production process and trading are carried out according to fair trade rules. This includes the improvement of living and working conditions, the payment of stable minimum prices and the fair trade premium for communal projects, the prohibition of discrimination, the promotion of small farm structures, the prohibition of illegal child labour and forced labour, environmentally friendly production methods, e.g. by prohibiting genetic engineering and promoting organic cultivation, long-term trade relationships, and better insights on the part of farmers into events on the world market.

“Coffee ToStay”

From Take-Out to Have-In

The to-go trend has also in recent years become a fixed part of the canteens and coffee bars of studierendenWERK BERLIN. The canteens invite you to linger in their cosy guest areas. Nevertheless, the to-go cardboard cup is preferred by some guests. 2.8 billion paper cups are shortly used and then thrown away in Germany every year. Even if the paper cups are made from recycled materials, an enormous amount of paper cups still ends up in the wastebins.

The aim of the Coffee ToStay campaign is to significantly reduce consumption of disposable coffee cups. At studierendenWERK, customers who use their own cup or the CampusCup for their hot drinks have been receiving a discount of 20 cents on their drinks since April 2017. Each to-go cardboard cup also costs 40 cents in addition to the regular price of the drink since March 2018. For years, studierendenWERK BERLIN has successfully worked against the takeaway trend: In 2015, it was 64 percent, but meanwhile only one out of ten hot drink is sold in a paper cup.


An important bit of advice which helps us all out: many of our patrons take tableware with them around the campus. Please make the effort to return plates, dishes and glasses and so forth! This saves us the cost of buying replacements and saves our employees’ time.

Thanks in advance.

 

Cleaning Products

In the kitchens, the food services use exclusively degradable detergents that do not contain chlorine or phosphates. In the Veggie N°1 canteen, only organic cleaning products are used. studierendenWERK Berlin thus makes a big contribution to environmental protection. The available dosing techniques are constantly checked to ensure the lowest possible consumption of resources. Later this year, the detergents for crockery and kitchens will be replaced with eco-certified cleaners.

Food Waste

In our canteens, care is taken to keep food waste as low as possible.

Several years ago, the catering operations abolished their own central warehouses and switched to direct delivery. This means that every facility can make short-term and multiple orders during the week. No backlog of stock arises and thus no goods are spoiled as a result of being retained for too long.

The cooling technology in the facilities is state of the art. The large refrigerators have an alarm system. In the event of an event like cold store failure, the canteen management can react immediately with an emergency repair or by switching the goods to other available cooling facilities.

The largest portion of our food is subject to just-in-time production. It is always produced depending on how much has just been sold.

For components such as stews or goulash that require longer preparation, the quantity is planned so that these components are sold completely on the day they are produced. Since the guest structure in the canteens is relatively constant, the canteen managers can fairly accurately estimate the quantities on the basis of their experiences and the way the menu has been put together. The portion sizes for meat and casseroles are calculated according to need. Because guests serve themselves, they can take exactly the amounts they require. This means that hardly any food waste is left on the plate.

Cooked foods which remain in the kitchen area and have not been completely sold are offered as additional options on the next day or otherwise reused.

A high degree of freshness, variety in the menu, quality of the food, appearance and taste also play significant roles in making sure the food is eaten up entirely.

Most of the items that are still available after 2.30 p.m. are disposed of in the correct fashion. This is something which we are legally obliged to do. The ever-decreasing amount of food waste is collected and sent to a biogas plant, which then uses it to generate electricity.

Green Electricity

studierendenWERK BERLIN obtains all its electricity from 100 % renewable sources. In addition, the following projects are in place to continually lower electricity consumption.

Windmill
The windmill at studierendenWERK BERLIN is located on the roof of the Mensa TU Hardenbergstraße and can be seen from the campus courtyard. It is a Braun Antaris-type small wind turbine with a maximum generation capacity of 4.5kWp. The electrical energy it generates is used completely via a heating cartridge in the buffer storage for hot water production in the Mensa TU Hardenbergstraße.

Solarworld Photovoltaics Facility
The system is also installed on the roof of the Mensa TU and has a maximum output of 6.0kWp. The generated electrical energy is fed into the canteen network.

Dimplex Solar Thermal System
This has a maximum output of 30.64 W/m² K. The heat energy it generates is also fed into the Mensa TU network via a buffer store for the generation of hot water.
The wind turbine, photovoltaics plant and solar thermal system are tangible environmental measures being put in place as part of the implementation of the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) at studierendenWERK BERLIN.

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Do you have an environmentally friendly and economically viable idea? Contact

Three prices apply at the canteens and coffee bars of the studierendenWERK:

Price 1:
The lowest price category is for students of public and private Berlin universities, which cooperate with the studierendenWERK.

This price category also applies to students which fall under the responsibility of the Studentenwerk (Student Services) Potsdam (Potsdam University, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Film University Babelsberg as well as the Wildau and Brandenburg Universities of Applied Sciences). Unfortunately, it is not possible for the studierendenWERK BERLIN to offer subsidised prices to students from universities in other federal states of Germany.

Price 2:
Medium price for the staff members of Berlin universities, which cooperate with the studierendenWERK. This price can only be offered when an employee identity card or a confirmation of the respective university is presented.

Price 3:
This price applies to guests of Berlin universities and universities of Applied Science

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The studierendenWERK BERLIN provides a wide range of changing meals every day, at various universities.

Our meal plan:

  • two starters
  • colourful salad buffet
  • a climate dish (vegan)
  • one to two vegetarian dishes
  • one to two special offers
  • a pasta counter in some canteens
  • a range of cakes and desserts
  • a wide range of hot and cold beverages

In our first vegetarian canteen “Veggie N°1”, we offer diverse vegetarian dishes to our guests, with a high percentage of sustainable products.

Our offers vary according to the respective capacities of the canteens.

When selecting our products, we lay our focus on high quality produce, careful preparation and that all essential vitamins are preserved. We also ensure that our offers contain all vital vitamins and minerals and that these are preserved as well throughout the preparation process. We always take into account the latest nutritional-physiological findings.

In most canteens, you can put together your meal as you wish and chose from different components. In smaller facilities, we have to offer complete or partial menus due to restriction of space.

What we offer in the coffee bars:

  • premium tea and coffee specialities of Fairtrade quality,
  • a diverse range of cake
  • and a wide range of cold drinks.

When selecting our products, we pay great attention on high quality produce and careful preparation. We also ensure that our offers contain all vital vitamins and minerals and that these are preserved throughout the preparation process. We always take into account the latest nutritional-physiological findings.

The canteens and coffee bars offer their guests a high quality, varied, and healthy selection of dishes and beverages. The wishes, satisfaction, and the trust of our guests is our prime focus.

Our daily menu is completed - according the respective size of the facilities - by vegetarian and vegan dishes as well as fresh seasonal fruit, different salads, starters, and desserts. We only serve fish from sustainable fishery.

The diversity of our selection enables all guests, also the ones who are restricted to specific foods due to allergies, to find something for themselves.

We avoid using genetically modified food and glutamate as well as superfluous preservatives and artificial colouring.

Our guests receive the service of our friendly and helpful staff members who are always open to your suggestions, criticism, and suggestions for improvement.

The basis for our quality management is, apart from the adequate treatment of foods, the hygienic standards as required by law.

In our modern kitchens, our meals are freshly made and always of high quality. Cleanliness, a friendly atmosphere, a careful treatment of the foods, and an inviting display of them are our standard.

The training of our cooks and the regular further training of our employees are mandatory for us and also show that we’re a forward-looking organization.

Communication and team spirit are the basis of our common success.

All of our staff members contribute to this success.

The responsibility for secure jobs and mutual respect are the foundation of our leadership responsibilities.

We operate economically, sustainably and environmentally.

We are very family conscious and feel obligated to encourage the balance of family and work.

 

Enjoy your meal and your stay!

The canteen and coffee bar staff

 



Generally, students who don’t study at a Berlin university which cooperates with the studierendenWERK have to pay the guest price category.

The student price category only applies to students who are enrolled at universities in Berlin and Potsdam (Uni Potsdam, University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Film University Babelsberg as well as the Universities of Applied Sciences at Wildau and Brandenburg).

Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to offer the subsidised food for students who study at universities in other federal states of Germany.

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Additives

The additives are marked in the studierendenWERK BERLIN. They are marked as following:

  •  3 - contains alcohol
  •  4 - flavour enhancer
  •  5 - waxed
  •  6 - contains preservatives
  •  7 - contains antioxidants
  •  8 - contains artificial colours
  •  9 - contains phosphate
  • 10 - blackened
  • 12 - contains a source of phenylalanine
  • 13 - contains artificial sweeteners
  • 19 - sulphuretted
  • 20 - laxative effect

Others

The other addiitives are marked in the studierendenWERK BERLIN. The following markings apply:

  •  2 - contains pork or gelatine derived from pork
  • 14 - contains finely chopped meat
  • 16 - contains caffeine
  • 17 - contains quinine
  • 35 - nitrite curing salt
  • 36 - contains yeast

Allergens

The allergenics are marked as following by studierendenWERK BERLIN:

  • 21 - contains gluten from grain:
    21a - wheat
    21b - rye
    21c - barley
    21d - oat
    21e - spelt
    21f - kamut
  • 22 - crustaceans
  • 23 - contains eggs
  • 24 - fish
  • 25 - peanuts
  • 26 - shell fruits:
    26a - almonds
    26b - hazelnut
    26c - walnut
    26d - cashew nut
    26e - pecans
    26f - Brazil nut
    26g - pistachio
    26h - macadamia
  • 27 - contains celery
  • 28 - contains soy protein
  • 29 - mustarde
  • 30 - milk and dairy products, including lactose
  • 31 - sesame seed
  • 32 - sulphur oxide & sulfide
  • 33 - lupine
  • 34 - molluscs

 

 

We use iodized table salt. 13.12.2014: In accordance with the EU Regulation 1169/2011 (LMIV), the studierendenWERK BERLIN labels food and ingredients with allergic and intolerance-inducing effect.

You can give back your MensaCard at every checkout of our canteens. You will immediately receive the remaining credit and card deposit – if it is a deposit card.

Do you have questions about the MensaCard? Write us an e-mail to mensacard@stw.berlin.

 

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