Application Process

We begin working on your application as soon as we have received the complete set of documents listed above.  Your learning agreement/study programme must be approved by the appropriate department here, after which you may receive a letter of acceptance.

Please note that the application process can take up to four weeks, and in certain cases, longer.

You can email us anytime with questions about the application process!

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester: July 15 of the same year

Summer Semester: January 15 of the same year

Further Information

Further information about the schedule of events
for the semester and lecture times
can be found

Application Documents

 Please send us the complete set of the following documents before the application deadline:

1. Application for guest study at the University of Rostock

2. Proof of acceptance to a higher institute of learning (FAQ)

3. Proof of sufficient language ability (FAQ)

4. Learning Agreement/Study Programme: list of courses that you would like to take at the University of Rostock

  • Erasmus+ students receive this form from their home universities
  • Students studying as guests through one of our university partnerships or as Free Movers can use the Study Programme form.

5. Confirmation of living arrangements: confirmation from the offices of “Studentenwerk” of your application for a room in the student dorms, or confirmation from you, that you will privately undertake the search for a room in the city.

We accept written applications through the mail as well as electronic submissions emailed to incoming.rih(at)