Das Erasmus Student Network Deutschland e.V. ist ein Zusammenschluss lokaler studentischer Erasmus-Initiativen. Die ehrenamtlichen Mitglieder unserer aktuell 30 Sektionen betreuen jährlich rund 10.600 Austauschstudenten. Europaweit gibt es das ESN an über 430 Hochschulen in über 37 Ländern. Damit gehören wir zu den weltweit größten Studentenorganisationen.


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The ESN-Card

What is the ESN-Card?

The ESN-Card is the official membership card of the Erasmus Student Network and provides you with various advantages and discounts at our partner stores. You will find our partners on the following pages. The ESN-Card can be purchased for 5 € and is valid for one year. For the time being, the discounts will only be valid for the winter semester. For the summer semester the discounts will be renewed or changed, depending on their success.

If you haven’t filled in the required information on the card when purchasing it, please fill it in as following:

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After you have filled out the card and attached your photo, you can apply the protective adhesive foil you received with your ESN -Card.


Important Information: The card is invalid without a photo and correct personal data.

Where can I get the card?

You can buy the card during our office hours. Our office hours during the winter term are every Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. in romm 1.41 (AI).


Bayreuther Trichter

The Trichter offers you a bar and great atmosphere. From Wednesday till Saturday you can experience good music, tasty drinks, small snacks, and friendly service at the Trichter.


Special prices with ESN-Card:

All cocktails: 4.-€

All shots: 2.- €

Small beer (tap beer): 2.-€


You can find the Trichter at Badstr. 6, Bayreuth.

For more information visit http://www.bayreuther-trichter.de.



Do you want to experience Cuba in Bayreuth? Then you should visit the Borracho! Here you can taste exotic cocktails that will remind you of summer and a day on the beach.


Special prices with ESN-Card:

Monday – Thursday until 10:30 p.m.: 50% discount on all cocktails

Friday – Saturday until 09:30 p.m.: 50% discount on all cocktails


You can find the Borracho at Maximilianstr. 74, Bayreuth.

For more information visit http://www.borracho.de


Internet-Café Al-Kanani

At the Internet-Café Al-Kanani you have access to the internet, scanner, fax, printer and affordable international phone calls.


Special Prices with ESN-Card:

Use the internet for 1,-€ per hour.

You can print for 10 Cent per page.

Copier, fax, or scanner usage: 50% discount


You can find the Internet-Café at Maximilianstr. 85, Bayreuth.


Important: Please show your ESN-Card BEFORE using the services.


Meininger Hostels

You can stay at Meininger hostels in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Vienna, Munich, and Salzburg for affordable rates.

With your ESN-Card you will receive a 15% discount if you are staying overnight at a Meininger hostel in Germany or Austria.

You just have to tell them that you are an Erasmus Student and show them your ESN-Card before you check-in (and check-out)!

For more information visit http://www.meininger-hotels.de


ISN International Evenings

At our international evenings a country-specific buffet and cultural program, prepared by international students, will await you. With your ESN-Card you will receive a 10% discount on the entrance fee.


ISN Parties

Our legendary international parties will take place every Wednesday during the semester. At the ISN parties you will either be able to enjoy a special “Happy Hour” or you will receive a discount on a specific beverage. The discounts will depend on the location and will vary each week.