Technical failure: How to reach us

The failure of the IT infrastructure of the UDE affects our services and availability only in a few cases.

Status: 14.12.2022

The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) has shut down and disconnected its entire IT infrastructure as a result of a cyber attack. Current information for students and employees of the UDE is collected here:

Due to the shutdown, there are still some restrictions in the availability and services of the STUDIERENDENWERK.

Cafeterias and canteens
Our facilities in Essen, Duisburg, Mülheim and Bottrop are regularly open for you. Please note the following:

  •    In the Mensa foyer, Duisburg campus, card charging is only possible with cash.

Our menu is available on site and online on our website at

The BAföG office cannot be reached by telephone at the moment.