University of Rostock

Germany

Public

University of Rostock

Rostock, Germany

Public

Winter and Summer

Intakes

44%

Acceptance Rate

22:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

50:50

Male: Female Ratio

Winter and Summer

Intakes

44%

Acceptance Rate

22:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

50:50

Male: Female Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Tradition and innovation are the hallmarks of our 600-year history. Education and research began in Rostock 73 years before Columbus discovered America when the university was founded in 1419. A lot has changed since then. Founded as a technical faculty in 1951, the first to be established in a classical university. The University of Rostock is a public university in Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany. It is the third oldest university in Germany, the oldest university in continental Northern Europe and the Baltic Sea region and the eighth oldest in Central Europe. It was the fifth university established in the Holy Roman Empire. In 2007, the University of Rostock bundled its research competencies into three profile lines, Life, Light and Matter (LLM), Marine Systems and Ageing of the Individual and Society. A fourth called Knowledge-Culture-Transformation was founded in 2010. Life, Light and Matter develop new concepts for future technologies based on atomic and molecular processes in relation to laser optics and life sciences. It is affiliated with EUA, DFG and DAAD. It is ranked #736 in Best Global Universities, #303 in Best Global Universities in Europe and #45 in Best Global Universities in Germany. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The campus of the University of Rostock has a huge library, which consists of three departmental libraries and several specialist libraries and provides scientific literature and information for research, teaching and study. In addition to the university choir and orchestra, there are many other options for promoting young students with the Volkstheater, the Freie Theatre and the Hochschule für Musik und Theatre offering an extensive programs. There are seven cafes in different locations around the city. The food has been awarded several times with the "Golden Tray" for the best canteen in Germany. The University of Rostock offers more than 100 courses across its nine faculties. They offer all types of courses, from Bachelors to PhDs, in a wide range of subjects. The university has nine faculties, the most popular of which are the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Technology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, etc. Some of the courses offered here are Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture, Biotechnology, Economics, Mathematics, History, Business Analytics, Business, Computer Science And Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Physics.

Accomplishments and Alumni

The University of Rostock has undergone significant conceptual and organisational changes in recent years, including the bundling of competencies and research activities in the interdisciplinary and interprofessional departments of the Interdisciplinary Faculty. The academic focus of the faculties has improved through the inclusion of interdisciplinarity. The University of Rostock is a combination of class and academic excellence that moulds  students in the perfect way to tackle any problems they may encounter professionally and personally. A great place to study and experience the culture, the University of Rostock has vibrant city life and great architecture. Students from all over the world feel welcome here as it celebrates diversity. There is no doubt that this university has consistently secured excellent ranking positions and is a coveted choice among international students looking to study abroad. Some of the notable alumni are Karl Von Frisch (Nobel laureate in medicine), Otto Stern (Nobel laureate in Physics), and Joachim Gauck (11th president of Germany). 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

There are about 14,000 students and 2,933 staff members. Also, the population of international students is about 7% from different corners of the world. The Student Council (StuRa) and the General Student Committee (AStA) work permanently in the interests of the student body. The StuRa is made up of elected representatives from all faculties and meets approximately once a month. Every year, usually in the summer semester, students can be selected for the StuRa with the will. The AStA, on the other hand, consists of students from a wide variety of disciplines, each of whom has their own work area and is available to all students as a contact person. 

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International Students %

7%

International Students %

7%

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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.

USN

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.

Rankings

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Global Ranking

QS-2022

736

Global Ranking

USN-2022

601-650

Global Ranking

QS-2022

736

Global Ranking

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Scholarships

The aim of this grant programme is to support doctoral projects in Germany.

Eligibility

Excellently-qualified young academics and scientists who have completed a Master's degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted which is reviewed by the independent selection committee.

The aim of this grant programme is to support doctoral projects in Germany.

Eligibility

Excellently-qualified young academics and scientists who have completed a Master's degree or Diploma, or in exceptional cases a Bachelor's degree at the latest by the time they begin their grant-supported research.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study.

Eligibility

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the field of Music at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme; if this is not possible, you should have at least exhausted all the training options available for your instrument in your country of origin.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study.

Eligibility

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the field of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme; if this is not possible, you should have at least exhausted all the training options available for your instrument in your country of origin.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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FAQs

The University of Rostock is ranked at #501 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities and has an overall score of 3.6 stars based on student reviews on study portals.
The University of Rostock is ranked at #501 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities and has an overall score of 3.6 stars based on student reviews on study portals.
The University of Rostock is not only the oldest university in the Baltic Sea region; it is also the most traditional.
The University of Rostock is not only the oldest university in the Baltic Sea region; it is also the most traditional.
It takes four to six weeks for the university to process your application and reverse it with an admission notice.
It takes four to six weeks for the university to process your application and reverse it with an admission notice.
Yes, to meet this requirement, the university accepts a DSH or TestDAF result report. A minimum total score of 16 on TestDAF is required.
Yes, to meet this requirement, the university accepts a DSH or TestDAF result report. A minimum total score of 16 on TestDAF is required.
Yes, but only a few master's programs are offered in English, such as, MSc Computational Science and Engineering, MSc Electrical Engineering, MSc Computer Science International, Erasmus Mundus Programme Integrated Advanced Ship Design - EMship, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik Double-Degree-Program, D. Programme Molecular Mechanisms of Regenerative Processes.
Yes, but only a few master's programs are offered in English, such as, MSc Computational Science and Engineering, MSc Electrical Engineering, MSc Computer Science International, Erasmus Mundus Programme Integrated Advanced Ship Design - EMship, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik Double-Degree-Program, D. Programme Molecular Mechanisms of Regenerative Processes.

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