Students of cooperating universities cycle for less!

Cooperating Institutions

  • Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Hochschule Bochum
  • Hochschule für Gesundheit Bochum
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Westfälischen Hochschule
  • Hochschule Ruhr-West
  • University of Technology Dortmund
  • University of applied sciences and arts Dortmund
  • Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences


Register in our app or on the website with your student E-mail address. You will then be sent a confirmation link. After this link has been clicked and verified, your account will be automatically activated.

You‘ve already registered with nextbike but didn't use your student E-mail address or you added your E-mail address after signing up? Log in via website, enter your new email adress and choose your university as your partner. You can also contact our customer service at +49 (0)30-69205046. 



The first 60 minutes of each rental of any bike type are free of charge. The University of Duisburg-Essen is an exception. For their students, the first 45 minutes are free of charge. If you exceed the free minutes you will be charged 0,50€ for each additional 30 minutes. The maximum daily rate for renting over a 24 hour timespan is 5,00€. The Concession is valid for rentals within the area of metroporadruhr, in Bonn, Düsseldorf, Lippstadt, Mönchengladbach, Leverkusen and Cologne. In other cities the basic rate applies.

You can use a single account to rent up to four bikes at once. The aforementioned benefits will apply

  • to the first bike only for students of the Westfälische Hochschule and Hochschule für Gesundheit Bochum
  • to the first two bikes for students of all other institutions.

Additional bikes will be charged at the basic rate.

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