How much does it cost? The Solidarbeitrag for students at Ulm University and Biberach University of Applied Sciences (HBC) is €29.50, for students at Ulm University of Applied Sciences €30.50 (included in the Studierendenwerk fee). This allows you to use all public transport across the entire DING area including night buses from Monday till Friday from 6 p.m. and all-day Saturday and Sunday. Students at Ulm University of Applied Sciences can currently also use line 4 between the stops "Örlinger Straße" and "Egertweg" without time restrictions. If you want to use public transport during the remaining times and zones, you need to buy the actual semester ticket for €116.50 (from 1st January 2016) per semester.
Points of Sale
From the summer semester 2017 on, the semester ticket is sold during opening hours at the Mensa lunchroom at Ulm University of Applied Sciences. Please note that the ticket is not sold during peak hours at the food counter from 12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Please pay cashless with the chip card only!
Other points of sale of the Studierendenwerk are the Info Point and Cafeteria B at Ulm University.
Do not laminate the ticket as this renders it invalid.
The semester ticket is valid only in conjunction with the student ID card. Make sure that you always carry your student ID card with you!
If you did not purchase a semester ticket but want to use public transport including night buses throughout the entire DING zone Monday till Friday from 6 p.m. and all day on Saturdays and Sundays plus public holidays, you must have your student ID card with you as your ticket. You should also always carry an official photo ID with you as proof that your use of public transport is lawful in case of ticket control.
Free semester ticket for new registration in Ulm!
The City of Ulm gives you one semester ticket for free when you register your primary residence in Ulm (the solidarity contribution must be paid).