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The StudiCard of the Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society has the following functions:

  • Student ID card
  • Canteen card
  • Library card and locker key
  • photocopying card
  • payment card

Conditions for the production of the StudiCard:

  • You have been enrolled or re-registered for the following semester by the SSC student management system
  • You have uploaded your passport photo.
    Please note that there are approx. 24 hours between uploading the photo and StudiCard production.

More about the StudiCard

The StudiCard can only be produced with your photo. You have these options for providing the photo:

  • You upload a photo file from home to studicardfoto.hwg-lu.de(jpg-format / maximum 1 MB / otimal: 200 x 300 Pixel / no full body shots!). What you see is what you get... Check your photo before you save it!
  • You can have your picture taken at the information center of the Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences, Ernst-Boehe-Straße 4 (Building A).

After the StudiCard has been produced, the photo cannot be changed. If this is necessary, please send an e-mail to foto@ 8< SPAM protection, please remove >8 hwg-lu.de. You can see online whether your StudiCard has been produced.

Access data for photo upload

  • User ID: Lu identifier (e.g. LUaa000)
  • Password: Your initial password (can be found in the university portalApplicant Portal "My Studies" -> "Study Service" -> "Certificates" -> 'Infoschreiben Studienbeginn').

The photo upload is only possible after you have been enrolled by the SSC Student Management and you have received your matriculation number and personal access data to the systems of the School of Business and Economics.  

If you were enrolled before the summer semester 2020 and need to upload a new photo for your StudiCard, please contact your SSC student management administrator.

You will receive your StudiCard by mail. It will be sent to the correspondence address stored in the student portal.
Therefore, please keep your correspondence address up to date.

You will need a photo for the StudiCard. If you have not uploaded one yet, please check the StudiCard page for information on how to upload.

Students in the following degree programs are usually issued StudiCards by their respective degree program administrators:

  1. All MBA programs - incl. "Project Management (M.A.)" as well as "Fundraising Management & Philanthropy (M.A.)"
  2. "Career-integrating studies in business administration (B.A.)"
  3. "International Business Administration - International Business Administration (B.Sc.)"
  4. "International Business Administration and Information Technology (B.Sc.)"
  5. "Logistics dual (B.A.)"
  6. "Viticulture & Oenology (B.Sc.)"
  7. "Viticulture & Oenology (M.Sc.)"

The StudiCard can be recharged at rechargers in the B-building of Ernst-Boehe-Straße 4 and at the cafeteria cash desks in the B-building and Maxstraße 29.

In the cafeteria, payment can be made with the StudiCard and in cash.

Payment in the library is made exclusively with the StudiCard.

In addition, fees for university services such as the issuance of second certificates or certifications are paid with the StudiCard. For this purpose, vouchers for the corresponding service are purchased at the cafeteria cash desk and in the library, which are then presented at the SSC Student Management for the desired service.

- During the lockdown, you can validate your StudiCard in the B-Building at Ernst-Boehe-Straße 4, during the opening hours of the library. Alternatively, you can temporarily use the certificate of study, which you can print yourself in your student portal, as your student ID card. -

The StudiCard is always valid only for the semester in which the student is enrolled.

Once you have effectively re-registered, you must validate your StudiCard. When validating, the validity date is printed on the back of the card (28/29/02 or 31/08). This will keep the StudiCard valid until the end of the re-enrollment semester.

The validators are located at the following locations:

  • A-Building in Ernst-Boehe-Strasse 4 - opposite the main entrance.
  • B-Building in Ernst-Boehe-Straße 4 - near the refectory
  • in the entrance area of Maxstraße - ATTENTION: This device is down until further notice. Please use the validators in Ernst-Boehe-Straße.
  • at the wine campus Neustadt

Books can only be borrowed with the StudiCard. In addition, book replacement costs and late fees must be paid with the card.

The lockers in front of the libraries in Ernst-Boehe-Straße and Maxstraße are locked and opened with the StudiCard. There is an information terminal next to each locker where you can see which locker is occupied when you put on the card. If lockers are occupied for longer than 24:00, they are automatically locked. The locker can then only be unlocked by a member of the library staff.

  • Guests receive a guest card for the cafeteria for a deposit of 20 € at the cafeteria cash desk.
  • A guest card for the library can be purchased for €20 at the library.

If the StudiCard is lost or damaged due to negligence, a new issue can be requested for a fee of 20 € at the information desk or at the SSC Student Management. In case of technical defects, the StudiCard will be replaced free of charge. Re-issuance is only possible by means of an application form.


You can find our contact details here:

→ Contact for applicants and prospective students

→ Contact for students

Due to mobile work, please make an appointment if you would like to have personal contactcontact with your administrator on site!

Opening hours for personal contact
Mon, Tue, Thu 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thu additionally 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
closed on Wednesdays + Fridays

Visitor address:
Ernst-Boehe-Straße 6
Building C (1st floor)
67059 Ludwigshafen

We are available by phone Monday to Thursday all day and on Fridays until 12 noon!

Anschrift der Hochschule

Annabell Terstappen


Ernst-Boehe-Str. 4
67059 Ludwigshafen

C 1.114+49 621 5203-258+49 173 7562631+49 621 5203-196

Sybille Juretzka

Stellv. LeitungStudierenden-Service-Center

Ernst-Boehe-Straße 4
67059 Ludwigshafen

C 1.106+49 621 5203-332+49 152 59200319+49 621 5203-196