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  • Locations: Rostock, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 10/07/2020 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: University of Rostock (FICE: 920729) Type of Instruction: Lecture, Tutorial
Classes With: Local Students Language of Instruction: German
Taught By: Host Professor(s) Housing Location: Off-Campus
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Academic Area: Agriculture, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Resource Science, German, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, STEM, Teacher Leadership Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:


UGA Exchange, University of Rostock

The University of Rostock was founded in 1419 and is considered the oldest University in the Baltic area. The motto "Traditio et Innovatio" illustrates what makes up our university: Studying at a University full of tradition and history, but nevertheless is open to change and new ideas. The University of Rostock offers a wide variety of subjects in 10 different departments, very good student services, and high quality research and teaching opportunities.

There is always something to do in Rostock. This is a result of the vicinity of the University to the sea and the good infrastructure of the city.
Studying in Rostock is a win for your personal development. Not only will you acquire an understanding of intercultural differences, and a proficiency for the German language, but a study abroad also helps you begin creating international contacts and friendships.

The University of Rostock always welcomes new guests, and would like to say welcome to Rostock!


Program Location

rostockRostock is the largest city in the north German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Rostock is on the Warnow river; the quarter of Warnemünde 12 kilometres (7 miles) north of the city centre is directly at the coast of the Baltic Sea.

Culture belongs to life and in particular to students’ life. Moreover, Rostock has, apart from its University, a University of Music and Theatre (HMT), which enriches the cultural life with a wide range of concerts and theatre productions. The Volkstheater Rostock is famous for its “Norddeutsche Philharmonie” (North German Philharmonic Orchestra). In addition to the municipal theatre and the University of Music and Theatre, Rostock is the location of many free theatres including an own student cabaret named "ROhrSTOCK". 

On a national average, Rostock has a very high density of clubs and nightlife locations. Whether you simply don’t know what to do or just want to have some fun or want to party after a successful exam – there are plenty of places to go out and have fun. Apart from the regular pubs and discotheques, Rostock is famous for its various student clubs – managed by students for students. The Rostock University of Music and Theatre organises great performances and concerts with young players and musicians. 

Exchange Programme Partner Information - University of Rostock.pdf

Scholarship Opportunities


Contact Information

Dr. Inge DiBella
Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages
215 Joe Brown Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Schedule an OGE Exchange Advising Appointment - Zoom Appts Available

Academic Program

Rostock Courses of Study
German Language Courses.html
Language Center
Course Catalog

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing
  • Minimum GRMN 3010 or higher (German is primary language of instruction)
  • Graduate level students are encouraged to apply

Program Dates

Full Academic Year: September/October through July
Spring: March through July


Living in Rostock