Germany – University of Rostock

Germany - University of Rostock

University of Rostock

With its 200,000 inhabitants, Rostock is characterized scientifically, economically and culturally by 15,000 students and a work force of 5,000 in the university and university clinic.

The University of Rostock is among the ten most founder-friendly higher education establishments in Germany. Young people from the West of Germany and increasing numbers of foreign students are discovering Rostock as a study location. Students from 99 countries can be found meanwhile on the four campus locations in the city.

The University of Rostock is not only the oldest one in the Baltic Sea region but also the richest in tradition. Founded in 1419, it will soon celebrate its 600th anniversary and look back on a long tradition of educating students and doing research.

The University of Rostock consists of nine traditional faculties divided up into a large number of institutes or clinics and one central interdisciplinary faculty.


The University of Rostock belongs to the German universities with a very wide range of subjects. It offers more than 100 courses – 32 leading to a bachelor’s and 43 to a master’s degree, 41 finishing with a state examination and 3 with a thesis. Furthermore, the  Center for Teacher Training and Educational Research not only conducts educational research but also works on improving teacher training. The range of subjects on offer comprises a broad scope of more than 70 different courses of study.

Chair of Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship Education

The Chair of Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship Education is teaching, researching and scientifically consulting in various topics of vocational education and training (VET). In particular the chair focuses on the constitution and organization of teaching and learning processes in different institutions of VET as well as in the adjacent fields of education. Another focus of research and teaching emphasizes analyzing processes and structuring the foundation and establishment of business start-ups, but also promoting entrepreneurial competences by thinking and acting entrepreneurially among students and stakeholders of VET.

Participation in Regfood Project

The improvement of the market conditions (Economically and socially) for local and regional food in South Baltic Region a professionalization of the players is necessary. Therefore in Cooperation with the UAS Münster the Chair of Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship Education as the German team contributes pedagogical and didactical Know How to the project.