Benefits & Discounts

As a member of Karlstad Student Union, you get acess to Student Union benefits and discounts as well as the Mecenat discounts. 

Membership Benefits

  • The student union can help you if you encounter problems during your study time, for example a course, examination, essay, housing, or other issues that are connected to your student life.
  • Membership exclusive Student Union parties, events and discounts.
  • Members of Karlstad Student Union get the Mecenat card (Student-ID), since the membership card is an orange Mecenat card.
  • Only members can get involved in the student union. You can, for example, be a part of the Student Union Council, work with diversity issues or get involved in the Introduction Weeks.
  • Members are actively supporting Karlstad Student Union and our work for a higher quality of your education.  

Membership Discounts

  • Färjestads BK 
    Seating tickets for only 100 SEK to all Färjestads BK Swedish Hockey League games at Löfbergs Arena. Buy your ticket in the Student Union Office, at the latest 14.00 on the day of the game. Only credit card payment.  If you bring a friend who is not a student at Karlstad University (like a visiting friend or parent), you get to buy one extra ticket for that person if you provide his/hers social security number. 
  • KAUIF Karlstad University Sports Association
    150 SEK discount at all of KAUIF's training cards! Purchase the card in the Student Union Office.

  • Optician Optikhuset Karlstad 
    - Get 15% discount on glasses. 
    - One pair of contact lenses at no extra cost if you buy the Contact Lens Box (Linsboxen).

Mecenat discounts

Choose from hundreds of student discounts from Mecenat. Get more information by visiting and set the language to English (find it by scrolling down to the bottom of the page).

Karlstadsbuss Student Discount

As a student in Karlstad, you are entitled to student rates on Karlstadsbuss bus tickets. In order to use the discount, you have to study at least 75 % during the semester and be able to prove that you are a student. You do this by showing a valid student ID with the SJ logo (for example a Mecenat card).

SJ Travel Student Discount 

To be entitled to a SJ logo on your Mecenat card, you must be a full-time student, defined as that you are studying at least 75 % during the semester. (If you are under 26 years old, you are considered as youth and you are entitled to the SJ logo.)

Have you got any questions? Please contact us!

Phone: 054-700 14 85