Student ID Card

As a student of TU Darmstadt you'll receive a student ID card, which also functions as your semester ticket. With the timely transfer of your semester fee , the enrollment or re-registration takes place and you will receive your student ID card automatically by mail.

The student ID card is (re-)issued to all students each semester. Please make sure that your address is correct. You can review and update your address yourself.

Instructions about how to change your adress can be found here.

To change other personal information, please use the change form and send it to

What the student ID card offers you

  • Identification as a student of the TU Darmstadt
  • Proof of your course of study for the participation in exams
  • Semester ticket
  • Discounts negotiated by AStA

Student ID as semester ticket

The student ID is only valid as a ticket in combination with a photo ID.

Under certain conditions, you may apply for reimbursement for the semester ticket at AStA. The deadlines for the online application, the application itself, and the exact conditions are found here.

The semester ticket is valid one month before the start of the semester (WiSe: 01.09./ SoSe: 01.03.)

You can find the area of validity of your semester ticket here.

Please first check your address in TUCaN (instructions) and contact the of TU Darmstadt.

The student ID card can be reissued if lost.

The duplicate is subject to a charge and the fee is 15.00 euros.

Contact the student service via e-mail at

The student ID card can be reissued in case of theft.

Please submit the police report to the Student Service, the reissue is free of charge in this case.

Without the presentation of a police report, a fee of 15.00 Euros is required for the issuance.

Please contact Student Service by e-mail: