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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

Universität Rostock

  • Universitätsplatz 1
  • 18055 Rostock
  • Phone: +49 381 498-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1419
Total number of Students 13,815
Students at this campus 13,815
Semester contribution 180,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
15.9 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
15.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
27.2 %
Humanities, Languages
17.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
19.3 %
Other studies
4.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
34.1 %
Master's degree
18.7 %
Teacher qualification degree
28.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
17.7 %
Other types of degrees
1.1 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
Special features regarding the library
Rostock University Library was founded in 1569, currently holds total stock of around 2.2 million books, and comprises three departmental libraries and several special libraries; Literature not available can be obtained from other libraries through the interlibrary loan system; Electronic journals and specialist databases can be accessed via internet campus-wide; Long opening hours; PC use/free WiFi; Copying, printing and scanning facilities; Guidance and support for literature research from the library employees/academic librarians per subject; Teacher training library. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Arabic, Swedish, German as a foreign language., Portuguese (offered through the Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures). more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. The programme is open to: Visitors or anyone not belonging to the University of Rostock can participate in the university sports programme where sufficient capacity is available. Alumni have priority. The university sports programme is designed to safeguard and promote health, fitness and well-being and offers a diverse range of sporting activities for a small fee. Sports enthusiasts can choose from around 250 sports courses. These include guided courses, individual / team sport training with and without competition participation, sports travel (e.g. ski lessons). more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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