You bought your meal in the Mensa Academica and are now looking for a calmer place to sit down and eat? Then you are in good hands in the Mensula. The Mensula abuts on our Mensa Acadamica and offers additional seating possibilities for students, staff and guests of the university of Paderborn. At daily business, during the regular opening hours of the Mensa Academica, the doors of the Mensula are open for you.

If you want to make sure you get a seat in the Mensula you can reservate single tables. Moreover we offer the possibility for coteries to book the mensula for their intend.


Mrs. Niebuhr from our catering service is available to take your reservation.

We accept your reservation for

  • ...guests, that provide themself with food from our normal mensa sale and search for a quiet place. It doesn´t matter how many persons, the reservation is free. The other seats in the Mensula are used by other guests.
  • ...for coteries, that provide themself with food from our normal mensa sale or that discussed with our catering service to get catered with a special supply of meals and drinks. For bigger groups the reservation is free. If the group is smaller and therefore the turnover is small, it can be charged a rent for the room. Please ask for an individual offer.