University of Rostock
18051 Rostock
Telephone: +49 381 498 -0, Telefax: +49 381 498 -1032
Email: pressestelleuni-rostockde

The University of Rostock is a public body.
It is legally represented by the rector:
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Prommer
Universitätsplatz 1
18055 Rostock
Telephone: +49 381 498 -1000, Telefax: +49 381 498 -1006
Email: rektoruni-rostockde

VAT identification number according to § 27 a Value Added Tax Act: DE 137385436.

Supervisory authority:
Ministry of Science, Culture, Federal and European Affairs and the State Chancelleryof the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Werderstraße 124
19055 Schwerin
Telephone: +49 385 588-0, Telefax: +49 385 588-18099

Editorially responsible for the University of Rostock’s main websites according to § 55 para 5 RStV:

Dr. Kristin Nölting
Universitätsplatz 1
18051 Rostock
Telephone: +49 381 498 -1012, Telefax: +49 381 498 -1032
Email: pressestelleuni-rostockde

The individual institutions, faculties, departments and institutes of the University are responsible for the edition and maintenance of their websites. The heads of these institutions are responsible for the related content. In case questions regarding these websites occur, we kindly ask you to contact the responsible author.

We kindly ask you to address technical questions and suggestions to webmasteruni-rostockde.

1. Scope

This imprint applies for the central information offers of the administration and of the rectorate of the University of Rostock at the internet which are marked by this imprint and can be reached via the URL The editorial responsibilities for all pages on this WWW server are borne by the body or person that issued these pages.

2. Content of the online offer

The University of Rostock does not assume any liability for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the provided information. Liability claims towards the university related to material or non-material damages which were caused by using or not using offered information or using wrong or incomplete information are fundamentally excluded as far as no wilful misconduct or grossly negligent fault has occurred.

All offers are subject to alteration and non-binding. The university explicitly reserves itself the right to change, complete or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without special notice or to temporarily or finally terminate the publication.

We kindly ask you to send content notes and corrections to: pressestelleuni-rostockde

We kindly ask you to send technical notes and corrections to: webmasteruni-rostockde

3. References and links

In case of direct or indirect references to third-party websites („hyperlinks“) outside the university‘s sphere of responsibility, a liability obligation would exclusively apply if the author has been aware of illegal content and it would have been technically possible and reasonable for him/her to prevent the use in case of illegal content.

Herewith, the university explicitly states that no illegal contents had been visible on the linked website at the time of linking the website. The university has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of linked/connected pages. Thus, it expressly distances itself from the content of all linked/connected pages that was modified after linking. This statement applies for all links and references set within the own internet offer as well as for third-party entries in guest books, discussion forums, link lists, mailing lists and all other types of databases that provide writing access from outside. It is the editor of this reference page only and not the one who makes a reference to the relevant publication via a link that is liable for illegal, wrong or incomplete content and particularly for damages that results from the use or non-use of information presented this way.

4. Copyright and trademark law

The university strives for considering the copyrights of used images, photos, audio documents, video sequences and texts in all publication, for using images, photos, audio documents, video sequences and texts created by itself or to use licence-free images, photos, audio documents, video sequences and texts.

All brands and trademarks mentioned on our internet offer marked with this imprint and, if applicable, protected by third parties are unrestrictedly subject to the provisions of the relevant valid trademark law and the property of the relevant registered owner. It cannot be concluded from bare mentioning that trademarks are not protected by third-party rights!

The copyright for the university’s online offer that is marked with the aforementioned imprint remains solely at the university. Any copying or use of images, photos, audio documents, video sequences or texts used on these pages in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the university’s explicit consent.

The „copying“ of the files on the own computer for watching the www pages on a browser remains unaffected by this. Press releases of the university are also excluded from this. They are, content-wise, available for free use by everybody and without special permission. We kindly ask you to send information on abusive uses that derive from stations related to the IP name sector '' to the aforementioned webmaster.

5. Legal validity of this exclusion of liability

This exclusion of liability has to be considered as part of the internet offer. In case parts or single formulations of this text do not, no longer or not completely correspond with the current legal situation, the other parts of the document remain unaffected by this regarding their convent and their validity.

Contact postal address

University of Rostock
18051 Rostock
Telephone: +49 381 498 -0, Telefax: +49 381 498 -1006
Email: pressestelleuni-rostockde

Home address

University of Rostock
Universitätsplatz 1
18055 Rostock
Telephone: +49 381 498 -1000, Telefax: +49 381 498 -1006
Email: pressestelleuni-rostockde