Dies Academicus

Please note the reduced opening hours on 04.12.2023:

Cafeteria: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Coffee Isle: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The cafeteria will remain closed on 04.12.2023.

The gastronomic free-flow concept applies here. Customers can combine their meals individually with several components. The Mensa furthermore includes a salad buffet and a pasta counter. Front-cooking stations like wok and BBQ as well as a varied dessert bar top the Mensa’s range off. If the weather is nice, you can enjoy coffee and cake on the terrace or at the Cafeteria.


  • great selection of various main components and side dishes
  • pasta bar including various sauces
  • wok and BBQ dishes
  • vegetarian and vegan dishes
  • vegan pasta and wok dishes
  • salad buffet


  • various fair trade teas and coffee drinks as well as sweets
  • sandwiches, hot and cold snacks
  • cakes, cookies, muffins, donuts
  • desserts
  • cold drinks
  • smoothies
  • plastic-free chewing gums made of tree gum
  • coffee specialties with oat drink

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Your Local Contact

Herr Geier Studentenwerk Leipzig

Mr. Geier

Head of Mensa & Cafeteria am Elsterbecken
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Marschnerstraße 29 c
04109 Leipzig



Nearest university or academy
Leipzig University, Faculty of Sports Science:  0.0 km
Leipzig University, Faculty of ERziehungswissenschaften: 0.0 km
Leipzig Graduate School of Management: 0.0 km

Close-by student halls of residence
Hall of residence Mainzer Straße 2: approx. 150 m
Hall of residence Mainzer Straße 2A: approx. 150 m
Hall of residence Nürnberger Straße: approx. 2.5 km
Hall of residence Talstraße: approx. 2.5 km

Bicycle parking
Bicycle parking spaces are available on the whole campus.

Wheelchair access
A lift is located to the left of the entrance, which brings you to the food counter and to the dining room. The disabled-accessible lavatories are also located to the left of the entrance. The cafeteria on the ground floor is accessible by wheelchair too.