Welcome !

Welcome !

Intoductory Events and Informations for all first year international students

The University of Rostock has been welcoming students for more than 600 years - and we look forward to seeing you again this year!


Currently, the University of Rostock is preparing the start of the winter semester 2021/22 with special attention to the pandemic. Due to this situation, information on this website will be updated and added up until the 1st of October.  On the 4th of October the orientation officially starts in form of online as well as live events. Stop by at this website to check the time and date for all orientation offers and to find further information regarding your studies.

Attention: This website does not represent a translation of the corresponding German language page with tips on how to start studying. Rather, it is a collection of useful information for international students on how to start studying.

► Special vaccination campaign at the beginning of the semester

► Corona-Information about Studies & Teaching

The three most important tips to start with!

1. Engage with the introductory material

At the beginning of the semester, an overview of all general and course-related information can be found on this page.

▼ Introductury events

▼ Introductory Videos & Infos

2. Know the study regulations

The course-related examination and study regulations (German: Studiengangsbezogene Prüfungs- und Studienordnung (SPSO)) contains all rules for your course of study. Please read it and keep it for the entire duration of your studies. They are only available in german.

► General study regulations

► Course-related study regulations

3. Use the student portal

Here you can find information on topics like corona, online services etc. It is important for all cross-curricular information regarding the organization of your daily student life. It is only available in german.

► Student portal "Studierendenportal"

Introductory events

All subject-specific introductory offers in German

Introductory offers in German

Here you can find all subject related introductory offers in German.

All subject-specific introductory material in English

Further information for your start of studies

Here you can find Information on how to create a lesson plan in LSF.

This video shows the main functions in the Studien- und Prüfungsportal.

You can watch this video if you would like to get an introduction to Stud.IP.

Here you can watch a video on the first steps in ILIAS.

Traditio et Innovatio

As a special welcoming the university performes a ceremonial enrollment for all first year students.   ► here you can find the recording of the event

Ceremonial enrollment

This year the ceremonial enrollment is held the 15.10.2021, 3.00.pm in the university-church. It´s expected to be an online-event.


No question shall be dropped

Due to the coronavirus the university is working in limited operation. There are no events taking place. The Info-Service can only be reached by e-mail or telephone. Please understand that in this situation not all requests can be dealt with completely and promptly.

The Info-Service is the central contact point for prospective and current students found in the Student Service Center of the University of Rostock. If you are looking for advice, please contact here first. Often the question can already be clarified with a short information. If necessary, specialized contact persons will be referred to.

Phone: +49 381 498-1230 | Monday till Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.| Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mail: studiumuni-rostockde