Matriculation Ceremony 2020 (online)

This year's matriculation ceremony will take place on 16 October 2020 at 14:45. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony will be held online. Representatives of the University, the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock and the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania will welcome the new students from St. Marien Church, the founding church of the University of Rostock, to the start of their studies at the University of Rostock.


2.45 p.m.
Procession to the Marienkirche

3:00 p.m.
Entry of the procession with musical accompaniment by the university music director THOMAS KOENIG at the organ

3:10 p.m.         
ELISABETH LANGE, pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran inner city congregation

3:15 p.m.         
PROF. DR. WOLFGANG SCHARECK, Rector of the University of Rostock

3:25 p.m.         
BETTINA MARTIN, Minister for Education, Science and Culture of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

3:40 p.m.        
CLAUS RUHE MADSEN, Lord Mayor of the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock

3:50 p.m.   
SARA KLAMANN, Chairperson of the General Students' Committee (AStA)
MIRJAM RECH, Vice President of the Student Council (StuRa)      

4:00 p.m.        
Farewell to the retired and welcome to the newly appointed professors      

4:10 p.m.         
Musical finale with an extract from the procession