Ranking  544      41
Country Germany
City Rostock
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $644-1,243 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1419
Abbreviation UR
Teachers 520
Students 11,445
Foreigners 7%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Traditio et innovatio
• Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking544
Country ranking41
Citations per Faculty68
Ranking in world by discipline
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking544
QS World University Rankings586
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة روستوك
German Universität Rostock
Spanish Universidad de Rostock
French Université de Rostock
Japanese ロストック大学
Korean 로스톡대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Rostock
Russian Университет Росток
Chinese 罗斯托克大学
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University of Rostock (UR) - public higher education institution in Germany. UR began its academic activity in1419. The main building of the university proudly stands in Rostock inside an urban campus.

University ranking. University of Rostock is, without a doubt, one of the most prestigious universities of Germany sitting comfortably among the top 40 universities of the country. University of Rostock is a highly renowned educational institution in Germany and abroad. It is very proud of its long history and rich traditions. University of Rostock Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. The university ranks 101 in the field of «Chemistry».

Application process and the cost of tuition. When considering an applicant the deciding factor is always his/hers academic performance. The academic year is traditionally consists of two semesters. 1,000 USD/год. A year of master’s studies at UR will usually cost 1,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. The university offers online degree programs. This format proved to be quite popular among the students. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.uni-rostock.de).

The composition of the university. University of Rostock is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 12 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. UR has around 7% of foreign students. At UR the academic staff counts 520 various specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UR. There is a library on the campus. University of Rostock belongs to the «European University Association (EUA)».

Description of University of Rostock

With its 200,000 inhabitants, Rostock is characterised scientifically, economically and culturally by 15,000 students and a work force of 5,000 in the university and university clinic. External funding raised for research rose between 2007 and 2012 by 77% and currently stands above 53 million Euros per year. The University of Rostock is among the ten most founder - friendly higher education establishments in Germany. The regional economy has benefitted from the over 800 start-up companies launched from the university since 1991. Young people from the West of Germany and increasing numbers of foreign students are discovering Rostock as a study location. Students from more than 90 countries can be found meanwhile on the four campus locations in the city. Since 1991 over 500 million Euros has been invested in the infrastructure of the university. By 2015 it will total 750million.The University of Rostock is not only the oldest one in the Baltic Sea region but also the richest in tradition. Founded in 1419, it will soon celebrate its 600th anniversary and look back on a long tradition of educating students and doing research. As a comprehensive university, Rostock offers courses of study across nearly all areas: natural and technical sciences, cultural and social sciences, medicine, law, theology and teaching. With over 100 courses of study, 32 bachelor programmes, 43 masters programmes and 41 state exam courses (inc. teaching), the University of Rostock belongs to the higher education establishments in Germany with the broadest spectrum of subjects.In 2007 the University of Rostock gathered its research capacities into three profile lines. In 2010 a fourth was added. Each profile line commands its own department. Together the four departments form the Interdisciplinary Faculty - a novelty in German university history. From fundamental research, Life, Light & Matter develops new concepts for future technologies based on atomic and molecular processes in connection with laser optics and life sciences. Maritime Systems unites oceanographers, engineers, humanities scholars, agricultural and social scientists, economists and lawyers. They develop scenarios and strategies for the coastal residential and economic area and give answers to complex questions of future civilisation. Successful Aging has as its target a self-determined lifestyle in old age. Forms of medical provision and therapy are researched, particularly with regard to technical assistance systems. The newest profile line, Knowledge - Culture - Transformation, deals with media and the representation of knowledge, transformation of knowledge, knowledge and interculturalism as well as knowledge and power. Highly specialised masters courses benefit from cutting-edge research in the profile lines
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