General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
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 ranking546
Country ranking41
Citations per Faculty68
Ranking in world by discipline
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking546
QS World University Rankings586
ARWU Academic Ranking401
Webometrics Ranking541
Alternative title
Russian Университет Росток
Spanish Universidad de Rostock
Chinese 罗斯托克大学
Arabic جامعة روستوك
French Université de Rostock
German Universität Rostock
Japanese ロストック大学
Korean 로스톡대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Rostock
University of Rostock (UR) - public higher education institution in Germany.

University of Rostock - Description

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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