In order to limit the spread of the corona virus, the University of Rostock ceased regular operations with immediate effect by a decision taken by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania on 13 March 2020. Since 20th of April 2020, the university started classes teaching online exclusively. Lectures will stop on July 10, 2020, as originally scheduled.
All university offices are working but they are closed for visitors. As for the fall term (Wintersemester 2020), no final decsion has been taken yet in what format lectures will be conducted. We are still unable to welcome any visitors but all staff members can be reached by phone and email. Here you will find all relevant contact persons.

Further information you will be able to find here:
Current information for students of the University of Rostock
Current Coronavirus /Covid-19 information for Incoming and Outgoing students of the University of Rostock

Welcome at the Rostock International House!

At the Rostock International House, all international exchange activities of the University of Rostock come together. It is our task to coordinate international relations and to develop and implement projects and programs with foreign partners. In addition, we provide advice and consultation for foreign students and prospective students, advices for Germans students who wish to study abroad and implement the ERASMUS+ program.

Outgoing - Office hours

Day Time
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
and by prior appointment  

Incoming - Office hours

Day Time
General questions  
Tuesday , Thursday and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Scholarships, Education consulting only by prior appointment

Refugees - Office hours

Day Time
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 p.m. bis 4:00 p.m.
and by prior appointment  


Office address
Rostock International House
Kröpeliner Straße 29
18055 Rostock


Office address
RIH Incoming - Advisory Branch
Parkstraße 6, Room 218
18057 Rostock



Office address
Rostock International House
Kröpeliner Straße 29
18055 Rostock

Map of the area

© Hanse- und Universitätsstadt Rostock


At the main station (Hauptbahnhof), take tram lines 5 (destination "Mecklenburger Allee") or 6 (destination "Neuer Friedhof"). Get off at station "Lange Straße". Cross the street in the direction of Galeria Kaufhof and walk along Breite Straße up to Kröpeliner Straße / Universitätsplatz (University Square).

After a few minutes, you can turn right into Kröpeliner Straße. Follow the street up to Pädagogienstraße. After crossing Pädagogienstr and passing the University Main Building on the left-hand side, you will find the Rostock International House (RIH) also on the left-hand side, right across from the Targo Bank.


Associate Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Meike Klettke
Vice-Rector for Internationalisation, Gender and Diversity Management

E-Mail: pi(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1008


Michael Paulus
Deputy ERASMUS+ Institutional Coordinator
University Relations

E-Mail: michael.paulus(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1213

Sören Koeppe
Deputy Director
ERASMUS+ Institutional Coordinator
University Relations
Director of Outgoing Section

E-Mail: interpart.rih(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1208


Marita Schrieber
Nadine Karkossa


E-Mail: info.rih(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1209
        +49 (0) 381 498 1700

Andrea Marek

E-Mail: andrea.marek(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1218


Maja von Wedelstedt
Outgoing Students Worldwide

E-Mail: maja.wedelstedt(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1196

Daniel Reinecker
ERASMUS+ Outgoing
ERASMUS+ Bilateral agreements

E-Mail: daniel.reinecker(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1226


Silke Wollscheid
Director Incoming Section
Student Recruitment
Educational Guidance

E-Mail: incoming.rih(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1211

i.V. Martin Semjank ​​​​
Petra Schmidtke
Beratungszentrum / Advisory Branch
Incoming Student Advisor

E-Mail: incoming.rihuni-rostockde
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1222

Christin Zimmer
Refugee Advisor

E-Mail: christin.zimmer(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1701

Abdelrahman Fatoum, M.Sc.
Refugee Affairs, Events and Special Projects

E-Mail: abdelrahman.fatoum(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1702

Welcome Center / Welcome Services


Dr. Uta Buttkewitz
Coordinator Welcome Services
Acting Head, Welcome Center

E-Mail: uta.buttkewitz(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1212


Dr. Christine Bräuning
International Summer Programmes

E-Mail: christine.braeuning(at)
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 7660