Rostock is an important port city on Germany's Baltic coast and home to one of the oldest universities in the world. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Rostock.
Rostock is the largest city in the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. During the Cold War, it was part of East Germany. Former German President Joachim Gauck lived and worked in the city during the Communist-era.
Both Hertha Berlin and Schalke scored pairs of late goals to secure their tickets to the German Cup second round. However, Hertha's game in Rostock was marred by hardcore fans throwing flares, twice interrupting play.
German shipyards in Stralsund, Rostock and Wismar can breathe a sigh of relief. After decades of just getting by, the Malaysian company Genting is now investing millions in the Baltic dockyards. It wants to make its business in cruise ships more efficient.