Universität Rostock

country rank  49
world rank  882

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University Overview

Established in 1419, Universität Rostock (University of Rostock) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rostock (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Ministry of Education, Science and Cultural Affairs, Mecklenburg-West), Universität Rostock (UR) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universität Rostock (UR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 601 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Rostock
Acronym UR
Founded 1419
Motto Traditio et innovatio
Tradition and innovation

University Location

Address Universitätsplatz 1
Rostock (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18055 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
T +49 (381) 498 - 0
F +49 (381) 498 1210

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Parkstrasse 6
Rostock 18051
+49 (381) 498 1230
(381) 498 1248

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation-Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute ACQUIN
  • Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Study Programmes AQAS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020