Teaching: Sufficiently high numbers of patients for clinical treatment courses as a precondition for an in-depth practical training course; extremely favourable ratio of teaching staff to students; tuition in small groups; practical intensive tuition in CAD/CAM technology; postgraduate specialist training.
International orientation: Partnership with University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; partnership with Rīga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia, (scientific research network, multi-centre studies); partnership with University of Aden, Yemen (exchange programme for continuing education,
Equipment: Access to digital X-ray, DVT, CT, MRT at student workstations; range of CAD/CAM systems; computerised recording of parodontal findings; computerised data analysis of lateral cephalometric images and photostat analysis; operational microscope (examples: endodontics, parodontology), stereo microscopes (preclinical and clinical courses, dental technology); DVT system, 3D face.
Research: interventional health services research; cell biology lab, hard tissue histology; multifunctional mastication simulator; regenerative medicine (parodontium, bone, soft tissue) and stem cell technologies; interdisciplinary research with other clinics/institutes of the medical faculty and other faculties; biomaterial research; participation in international multi-centres
Other special features: 1. Modern, very well-equipped university library; 2. Multiple award-winning refectory; 3. Comprehensive university sports programme, 4. The University of Rostock is a "family-friendly" university