Welcome Services at the Rostock University

It is the objective of the Rostock University to strengthen and improve permanently Welcome Services.   The University of Rostock subsists through the diversity of its students and employees. The heterogeneity of the people constitutes an essential resource for academic development. That is why University of Rostock considers the active shaping of diversity and the realisation of equal opportunities one of its primary objectives.


Coordinator Welcome Services and Equal Opportunities

Dr. Uta Buttkewitz

Universitätsplatz 1

Universitätshauptgebäude, Raum 013

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

Welcome Center

Welcome Center Universität Rostock& Global Café for international PhD Students and Guest Scientists

The centre assists international doctoral students and guest scientists with research projects, arrival, and housing in Rostock. It advises on work permits and child care, on language courses and leisure opportunities, and it offers help with the completion of paperwork. It cooperates closely with the city itself, as well as regional businesses and research facilities.

Welcome Center Uni Rostock / Global Café

Parkstraße 6, Room 219
18057 Rostock

E-Mail: welcome-center(at)uni-rostock.de, http://www.welcome-center.uni-rostock.de/
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1191
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 498 1222

Office hours:
Tue 09:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thu 02:00 am - 05:00 pm


The Welcome Center of the University of Rostocks cooperates with the Welcome Center Region Rostock. Contact:

Anne Wilde

Isabel Haberkorn

Neuer Markt 1a

18055 Rostock

Tel.: +49 381 381-5451

Website: Welcome Center Region Rostock

Information for refugees interested in university study

A warm welcome to Rostock from all of us here at the International Office. Below is a brief collection of general information surrounding study at University of Rostock. Please find here further Information and the contact Details of our Refugees Coordinator and Refugees Advisor.