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The semester ticket is provided for free by the University of Kassel. This ticket allows students to travel for free within the region of Hessen on most public transport.
For more information on public transportation in Kassel please check:
Kurfürsten Galerie - Eingang Mauerstraße
A library is available inside the University of Kassel
A printing service is available inside the University of Kassel.
In addition to that, printing centres are spread all over the campus area. One with fair prices is:
Copy Werk Kassel
Untere Königsstraße 91
The University of Kassel provides several sport activities for students, such as aerobics, aikido, football, ballet, basketball, baseball, body fit, boxaerobics, capoeira, judo, karate, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball, yoga, zumba. These activities are free of charge for students.
For more information please check:
Uni Kassel Hochschulsport
A good value fitness centre is:
Untere Königsstraße 95
The restaurant Hurricane offers traditional German food in a comfortable and young environment. The price range is between 5 and 15 €.
The Schindelhaus also offers traditional dishes from Germany. Its price range is between 10 and 20 €.
Ulenspiegel is a pub where it is also possible to eat. It offers traditional decoration and a comfortable environment.
Irish pub The Shamrock
During your period of study in Kassel, you will be able to attend the Stadtfest. This event takes place in September, and celebrates the ‘birthday of the city’. Several concerts take place in the city centre during this feast, and there are wooden huts selling food and local products.