10 Reasons to Choose the Region of Rostock 1. Ideal Working Prospects for Qualified Professionals Rostock is the centre for business, science, and culture in our state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The distinct outward-looking and creative character of Rostock, marked by its harbour, University, and Hanseatic attributes is increasingly establishing itself as a regiopolis at the Baltic Sea with innovative sectors and powerful companies. 2. An Attractive Environment for Families Statewide comparisons show that Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a forerunner for child care in Germany, enabling a happy balance between family and work life. The inexhaustible range of free time activities for both the young and old ensure that Rostock’s family-friendly environment enable everyone to enjoy an active and autonomous life. 3. Top Marks for Quality of Life The region of Rostock is renowned not only for its air quality but also public mobility, healthcare, and diverse shopping opportunities. There are also numerous cultural and outdoor recreational activities for people to enjoy. 4. The Dream of Living Centrally Come True Whether you’d rather rent or own property close to the attractions and conveniences of the city centre or out in the idyllic peace and quiet of the countryside, you’ll find what you are looking for in the region of Rostock – and it’s certainly favourable and affordable in comparison with the other States in Germany. 5. Ideal Location Factors with Top Transport Connections With extensive pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus, tram, train, ferry, and flight networks, travel options are never lacking in and around Rostock. Moreover, you are only ever roughly 200 kilometres from metropolitan cities such as Hamburg, Berlin, and Copenhagen, with further cities and numerous other holiday locations in Europe, including Munich and Vienna, reachable by direct flights from Rostock Laage airport. 6. Breathtaking Beaches Right at your Doorstep 2,000 kilometers of coastline ensure that you’ll never want for opportunities to bathe, sunbathe, and simply relax at the Baltic Sea. Warnemünde is particularly popular, with its 150-meter-wide soft sandy beach, exclusive boutiques, and delicious fish rolls straight from a fishing boat. 7. Colourful Events the Whole Year Round In addition to the Hansa Sail and Warnemünde Week, numerous other cultural events and activities in the region attract visitors, such as concerts in the Doberan Abbey or theatre performances in the Barlach city of Güstrow. Two particular highlights are going to be the 800-year anniversary of the Hanseatic city of Rostock in 2018 and the 600-year anniversary of Rostock University in 2019. 8. An Exciting Place for Discoveries Every taste can be catered for in the region of Rostock: romantic fishing villages with a unique appeal and larger sophisticated seaside resorts, beautifully restored castles and stately homes and rewarding destinations such as estates or nature parks. 9. Active Recreation in the Region Access to the Baltic Sea, the rivers and lakes, with their marvellous landscapes and extensive network of waterside hiking trails, in addition to cycling, pedestrian and riding paths offer numerous possibilities to be active at your very doorstep – not to mention the wide range of sports arenas, organisations, and clubs. 10. An Eldorado of Watersports The Baltic Sea is internationally renowned as an outstanding sailing area. You can discover the waters of the region by travelling through the rivers and lakes by kayaking, canoeing, or – as is currently the trend – stand up paddling. Courses in these forms of recreation in addition to surfing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing leave no excuse for those interested taking part.