Rostock is one of the most exciting cities in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Take it easier on your next business trip. The old historical hanseatic town with its beautiful architecture, scenic cafes, the Rostock Heath, and the sea resort is ideal for a relaxed and focused occupation or vacations. Lying on the river Warnow is the oldest university in the world: Rostock University was founded in 1419. The old town flair is accented with modern buildings in the Baushaus style. As Germany’s largest Baltic port Rostock also offers important gateways for ferry lines to Sweden, Denmark and Finland.