The European University EU-Conexus is an alliance of nine European universities with the objective of facilitating innovative and interdisciplinary research beyond national borders and offering students truly European study programmes. Its thematic focus in research and teaching is on smart urban coastal sustainability.

Graduate Academy

The Graduate Academy has set itself the task to promote junior scientists as comprehensively as possible in order to recruit them as the next generation of qualified young professionals for our University. As the central service and coordinating office for junior scientists, the Graduate Academy contributes to improving and developing the conditions for doctoral candidates at our University. To promote the continuing qualification of young researchers, the Graduate Academy offers qualification options for graduate students of all disciplines. On the Website of the Graduate Academy you find more information on our qualification program, membership options, funding opportunities, and current events for young researchers.


The joint project “KarriereWegeMentoring Wissenschaft M-V” is part of the state mentoring initiative, being implemented by both the University of Rostock and the University of Greifswald. The mentoring programme supports highly qualified young female scientists. The central element of the programme is the mentoring relationship between mentor and mentee. In addition, we offer a high-quality seminar programme to our mentees, which is geared towards the specific career path of young female scientists and prepares purposefully for future leadership and management duties.

Patent- und Normenzentrum der Universitätsbibliothek Rostock

The Patents & Standards Centre of the University Library Rostock supports you concerning your research projects and protection of your scientific research results by providing information about patents, by searching patents as well as by monitoring technology fields.

Project Acquisition Team

We provide you with information concerning research funding, contract research, service contracts and knowledge transfer. We also advise on processes concerning third party research funding such as budgetary and legal matters.

Project Controlling Team

We support and assist you with operating third-party funded projects, particularly by helping to prepare and checking payment claims and proofs for the funding agency. We also conduct and process post calculations of approved projects and advise on operating projects.

Universitätsbibliothek Rostock - Open Access

We support you in the publication of your research results. We inform and advise you about Open Access publishing possibilities and funding possibilities for the financing of any publication fees.

Zentrum für Entrepreneurship

We assist and coach in the fields of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and business succession. Additionally, we offer constest and conferences for creative minds, such as „Inspired“ and MVpreneur Day.


Digitales Innovationszentrum Rostock

"Experience and create the opportunities and the ideas of digital future with the Digital Innovation Center Rostock!” ist one of our major goals. Digitalization can be an inspiring and an unsettling subject at the same time. Therefore, the DIZ Team Rostock pushes digital transformation forward by creating networks between experts and those who want to improve their digital processes. We manage and guide a variety of projects, such as artificial intelligence, digital classrooms, female founders, Accelerate: MV and the Expert Community.

Enterprise Europe Network

EEN is the world’s largest support Network in 60 countries with 3000+ experts sitting in 600+ cities. EEN MV services, are free of cost to SME’S who want to ‘grow’ and ‘Go International’ including Internationalization, Expert Advice and innovation support. KAMINO assistance package for successful applicants in the SME instrument of Horizon2020 and delivers assessments, advice and consultations to support SME to strengthen their innovation management capacities.

Technologiezentrum Warnemünde e.V.

The Technologiezentrum Warnemünde (TZW) offers on the one hand ideal conditions for innovative companies to settle.  On the other hand, the TZW advises and supports technology-oriented start-ups free of charge as part of the 'TechnoStartup MV' project.

Verwertungsverbund M-V / Universität Rostock Service GmbH

We advise and assist you during the whole process of applying for a patent via exploiting the scientific invention economically. In addition we inform you and your team about the topic of IP rigths within workshops, consulting appointments or similiar.