Counselling and Coaching

The Careers Service of the University of Rostock is your place to go for all queries about career entry, application and competence building. As experienced advisors and coaches for career and post-degree counselling we help you with:

  • establishing a competence profile,
  • planning, entering and building your career, 
  • application coaching and document check,
  • internships at home and abroad,
  • applying for scholarships, 
  • life-work-planning, making decisions, 
  • study and exam coaching.

The consulting service is free of charge for students, graduates and post-graduates within two years after their graduation. 

If you are interested in our consulting service or have any questions please write an email to careersuni-rostockde


Additional consulting offers

Student Service Center

Student Service Center

The SSC is a drop-in center for prospective students and students. IT provides information and consulting services of various institutions. Phone: +49 381 498-1230 (Monday to Thursday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm and Friday between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm).

Mail: studium(at)  ( usually we answer your request within three working days)

Visiting hours (Parkstr. 6, 18057 Rostock)
Mon and Wed between 09:00 am and 1:00 pm
Tue and Thu between 09:00 am and 5:00 pm
Fri between 09:00 am and 12:00 pm

Rostock International House

Rostock International House

Rostock International House coordinates the student exchange activities of the University of Rostock. It handles the international relationships as well as devises and conducts projects and programs with partners abroad. Further responsibilities include consulting and assisting foreign students and prospective students, abroad course guidance for German students, and conducting of the ERASMUS+ program.

Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-1209 Fax: +49 (0) 381 498-1210


Postal address 
Universität Rostock
Rostock International House
18051 Rostock

Visitor address
Rostock International
House Kröpeliner Straße 29
18055 Rostock 

Visiting hours
Tue and Wed between 09:00 am and 12:00 pm
Tue and Thu between 02:00 pm and 4:00 pm
and by arrangement

Entrance area
ue and Thu between 02:00 pm and 4:00 pm
and by arrangement



Center of Entrepreneurship

Center of Entrepreneurship

You are a scientific assistant looking for sponsors and funding to establish an existence of your own with your research project? You are a graduate or shortly before the completion of your studies and seek to gain the essential know-how to meet the challenges of self-employment? You are a student and like to know something about the future prospects of self-employment? We accompany students, graduates and scientific assistants during the founding process and support them during each founding phase of their business.

Universität Rostock
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Parkstr. 6, 18057 Rostock, room 317

Ulmenstr. 69,
18057 Rostock, House 1,
room 242

Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-1192 Fax: +49 (0) 381 498 118-1192


Graduates academy

Graduates academy

The Graduates academy was founded to establish the best possible premises for successful promotions of young post-graduates and post-docs within the University of Rostock

Corina Reinheckel
Head of Graduates academy

Executive department for Higher Education and Quality Development
Universitätsplatz 1, room 127
18055 Rostock

Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-1022

Visiting hours: by arrangement



Mentoring is a proved and effective remedy of the directed promotion of young female researchers. It strengthens their potentialities and skills as well as contributes to the equality of opportunities and encourages them to plan and pursue a professional career. Mentoring programs impart directives about leadership requirements, structures and processes. They conduce to the improvement of career starts and the prospects of promotion, permit career boosting contacts and the creation of professional networks.

Project management
Prof. PD Dr.-Ing. habil. Meike Klettke
Prorector for International, Equality and Diversity management

Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-1008
Fax: +49 (0) 381 498-1006 


Project staff
Ivette Döring
Universitätsplatz 1, room 012
18051 Rostock

Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-5747
Fax: +49 (0) 381 498-5744


Project staff
Dr. Stefanie Westermark
Universitätsplatz 1, room 012
18051 Rostock
Phone: +49 (0) 381 498-1047
Fax: +49 (0) 381 498-5744



Project ‘Technology and Innovation consultant’

Project ‘Technology and Innovation consultant’

The Technology and Innovation consultant is the point of contact for companies. Subject and firm-specific inquiries from businesses about research and development, internships, project and final assignments, qualified professionals and management succession will be answered immediately by the appropriate person.


Patricia Huber
Project management

Phone: +49 381 498-1185
Mobile: +49 (0)160 90448139
Fax: +49 381 498-118 1185



Dr. Peter Volle

Project ‘Apposite deployment’ / Chamber of Industry and Commerce Rostock

Project ‘Apposite deployment’ / Chamber of Industry and Commerce Rostock

The project supports small and medium-sized companies in filling apprenticeships with appropriate candidates and integrating foreign specialists.

Juliane Handy

Phone: 0381 338-517
Fax: 0381 338-509


Federal Employment Agency

Federal Employment Agency

The Academic Jobs team of the Employment Agency assigns appointments by arrangement. It provides students with information about:                                                                       

  • contents and requirements of academic jobs and areas of activity, 
  • strategies for the transition from study to employment,
  • job market-oriented study organization and professional entry opportunities,
  • career planning and job market opportunities,
  • application strategies and career planning,
  • alternatives in case of realignment or drop out.                        


Careers and study advice for students

Kopernikusstr. 1a
18057 Rostock

Phone: +49 (0) 800 4 5555 00
Fax: +49 (0) 381 804 260-3219

International Recruitment Agency (ZAV)

International Recruitment Agency (ZAV)

The Virtual Welcome Center (VWC) of the ZAV is the central information point for all questions around working and living in Germany. With its range of services, the VWC under the heading "Make it in Germany" helps foreign workers - both before and after entry - to find their way around Germany quickly and to feel welcome. In addition, it supports international specialists in job search in Germany and informs employers in close collaboration with the local Employment Agencies about opportunities for international recruitment.


Dr. Andreas Roger
ZAV - Internationaler Personalservice Nord

Standort Rostock
Berater für akademische Berufe

Tel.: +49 381 8041241
Fax: +49 381 8041271
E-Mail: zav-ips-nordarbeitsagenturde


Workshop "Living and working in Germany": PDF Download


Careers Service

Anja Klütsch
Students and graduates consulting, business contacts, Germany scholarship program

phone: +49 381 498-1251
office: Parkstr. 6


Anne-Katrin Westphal
Students and graduates consulting, competences for study and profession 

phone: +49 381 498-1249
office: Parkstr. 6


Antje Gontarczyk
business contacts, Company on/off Campus, IT Career Night

Phone: +49 381 498-1335
Office: Parkstr. 6