The Studentenwerk Würzburg operates a cafeteria with about 100 seats on Level 0 of the Institute Building. Outside, in the courtyard, there are additional 70 seats available. The cafeteria offers sandwiches, bagels, paninis as well as hot snacks, such as “Leberkäse” (Bavarian meat loaf), “Frikadellen” (German meat balls), sausages or schnitzel. From Monday to Thursday, a soup of the day is on offer.

There are machines for cold drinks, sweet snacks and a selection of fair traded coffee specialties, such as cappuccino, latte macchiato or espresso. There is also a machine for returning bottles. The deposit paid for a bottle can only be returned to an THWS Card.

Please also use an THWS Card for buying a bottle. If you pay cash, you will be charged an extra 10% at the checkout. You can use cash or your THWS Card for the snack machines.

Opening hours of the cafeteria

Day morning afternoons
Monday 08.00 - 11.00 11.30 - 14.15
Tuesday 08.00 - 11.00 11.30 - 14.45
Wednesday 08.00 - 11.00 11.30 - 14.45
Thursday 08.00 - 11.00 11.30 - 14.15
Friday 08.00 - 11.00 11.30 - 13.15

The machines can be accessed during the opening hours of the building.

Snack machine and water dispenser in the Institute Building

In room I.3.29 of the Institute Building, there is another machine for snacks as well as cold drinks. This machine can be used with cash or with your THWS Card.

In the same room, there is also a water dispenser for free drinking water. Please bring your own mug or bottle.

The machines in room I.3.29 can be accessed during the opening hours of the building.

Coffee Cave

On Level 2 of the Institute Building in room I.2.24, there is the so called Coffee Cave with a huge 10-litre coffee machine. The coffee machine is operated by the student representation.

The coffee is sponsored by companies and for students free of charge. Staff are asked for a small donation to support the student representation’s activities. 

The Coffee Cave is opening during the daily lecture times.


  • If you have any questions regarding the cafeteria in the Lecture Building or the drinks machine in room I.3.29, please contact the Studentenwerk Würzburg.
  • If you have questions regarding the water dispenser, please contact Mr Ludwig Seubert.
  • For questions about the Coffee Cave, please contact the student representation in room I.1.1.

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