Ceremonial Matriculation

The University of Rostock welcomes all new students with a central ceremonial matriculation ceremony at the Marienkirche on Friday, 18th of October 2019, at 15 o’clock.

The parade of the university notables will move at 14:45 o’clock from the university’s main building at the University Place via the street Kröpeliner Straße to the church Marienkirche, with about 1,000 guests participating in the ceremony.

After welcome words of Elisabeth Lange, Pastorin of the Evangelical Lutheran Church Rostock,  and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schareck, Rector of the University of Rostock, Mr Norbert Rethmann will hold a festive lecture.

Representatives of the General Student Council and the Student Committee of the University of Rostock will also welcome the new students.

The University Orchestra and the University Choir will take care of the event’s musical background of the ceremonial matriculation.