University of Rostock

Germany

Public

University of Rostock

Rostock, Germany

Public

46: 54

Male : Female

46: 54

Male : Female

One of the oldest and fifth university established by the Holy Roman Empire, University of Rostock was established in 1419 in Rostock, Germany. After the approrval of Pope Martin V, the university was founded in 1419 with an aim to increase the scientific and religious studies simultaneously. As the number of students and faculties were increasing in 15th century, the university was also getting the world recognition from the churches around the world. It had about 500-700 students which was big deal at the time. In 1542, after becoming a Protestant university, the University of Rostock’s ownership went to the state. But during that time, it saw the infrastructural growth. Even during the Thirty Years War, the university did not play any vital role but got severely damaged because of its strategic location. In 20th century, the university was recognized globally when Albert Einstein and Max Planck received honorary doctorates in 1919. Today, following the same principles it was founded on, University of Rostock has nine faculties including Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. These faculties have 50+ institutes and departments which offers 100+ undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, certificate courses, part time programs in all fields. Not just this, University of Rostock also offers few programs in English such as Electrical Engineering and Physics of Life, Computational Science and Engineering, Light and Matters at defined level of education. In addition to this, University of Rostock is a home to number of research centers including Hanseatic Institute for Entrepreneurship and Regional Development at the University of Rostock (HIE-RO), Institute for Implant Technology and Biomaterials, Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kühlungsborn (IAP), Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT), Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (IOW), Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Department Rostock (IGD), Fraunhofer Application Centre Large Structures in Production Engineering (AGP), Institute of banking law and bank management, Reference- and Translation Center for Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy, Center for Life Science Automation (CELISCA) and Centre of Teacher training and Educational research, Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change and Faculty of Interdisciplinary Research (INF). These centers allow students to carry out and engage in any research study based on their interests and capabilities under the guidance of the professor. Today, University of Rostock has one campus in Rostock, Germany which consists of around 14,000 students enrolled with more than 1,400 academic staff members. the university is also one of the oldest universities in Baltic Sea region. The male female ratio and student faculty ratio of the university stands at 1:1.16 and 1:10 respectively. According to the QS and ARWU Ranking, RU is ranked #726 and #400-500 in 2019 which is one of the major educational achievement for Germany. Some of the notable alumni of University of Rostock include Hoskuld Hoskuldsson, 28th and last Roman Catholic Bishop of Stavanger, Levinus Battus (1545–1591), physician (MA in 1559) Olaus Magnus (1490–1557), Swedish humanist, ethnologist and cartographer, Tycho Brahe (1546–1601), Danish astronomer (studied in 1566), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767–1850), natural scientist, Professor of Chemistry, Zoology and Phytology from 1792 to 1811, Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925), Philosopher (Dr. phil. in 1891), Joachim Gauck, 11th President of Germany, studied theology in Rostock until 1965, honorary doctor in 1999, Hans Apel (1932–2011), politician, former Federal Minister of Finance, later Minister of Defense, Honorary professor of Financial Policy at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences since 1993, and many others.

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One of the oldest and fifth university established by the Holy Roman Empire, University of Rostock was established in 1419 in Rostock, Germany. After the approrval of Pope Martin V, the university was founded in 1419 with an aim to increase the scientific and religious studies simultaneously. As the number of students and faculties were increasing in 15th century, the university was also getting the world recognition from the churches around the world. It had about 500-700 students which was big deal at the time. In 1542, after becoming a Protestant university, the University of Rostock’s ownership went to the state. But during that time, it saw the infrastructural growth. Even during the Thirty Years War, the university did not play any vital role but got severely damaged because of its strategic location. In 20th century, the university was recognized globally when Albert Einstein and Max Planck received honorary doctorates in 1919. Today, following the same principles it was founded on, University of Rostock has nine faculties including Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. These faculties have 50+ institutes and departments which offers 100+ undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, certificate courses, part time programs in all fields. Not just this, University of Rostock also offers few programs in English such as Electrical Engineering and Physics of Life, Computational Science and Engineering, Light and Matters at defined level of education. In addition to this, University of Rostock is a home to number of research centers including Hanseatic Institute for Entrepreneurship and Regional Development at the University of Rostock (HIE-RO), Institute for Implant Technology and Biomaterials, Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Kühlungsborn (IAP), Leibniz Institute for Catalysis (LIKAT), Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (IOW), Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Department Rostock (IGD), Fraunhofer Application Centre Large Structures in Production Engineering (AGP), Institute of banking law and bank management, Reference- and Translation Center for Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy, Center for Life Science Automation (CELISCA) and Centre of Teacher training and Educational research, Rostock Center for the Study of Demographic Change and Faculty of Interdisciplinary Research (INF). These centers allow students to carry out and engage in any research study based on their interests and capabilities under the guidance of the professor. Today, University of Rostock has one campus in Rostock, Germany which consists of around 14,000 students enrolled with more than 1,400 academic staff members. the university is also one of the oldest universities in Baltic Sea region. The male female ratio and student faculty ratio of the university stands at 1:1.16 and 1:10 respectively. According to the QS and ARWU Ranking, RU is ranked #726 and #400-500 in 2019 which is one of the major educational achievement for Germany. Some of the notable alumni of University of Rostock include Hoskuld Hoskuldsson, 28th and last Roman Catholic Bishop of Stavanger, Levinus Battus (1545–1591), physician (MA in 1559) Olaus Magnus (1490–1557), Swedish humanist, ethnologist and cartographer, Tycho Brahe (1546–1601), Danish astronomer (studied in 1566), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767–1850), natural scientist, Professor of Chemistry, Zoology and Phytology from 1792 to 1811, Rudolf Steiner (1861–1925), Philosopher (Dr. phil. in 1891), Joachim Gauck, 11th President of Germany, studied theology in Rostock until 1965, honorary doctor in 1999, Hans Apel (1932–2011), politician, former Federal Minister of Finance, later Minister of Defense, Honorary professor of Financial Policy at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences since 1993, and many others.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

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U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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