It is the self-conception of the Baltic Institute to be a link between science and practice. It is regulated by the non-profit “Association for the Promotion of the Baltic Institute for Marketing, Transport and Tourism at the University Rostock” formed by companies, associations, institutions as well as persons.
The Baltic Institute conducts basic and applied research on projects concerning the development of maritime transport and logistics, tourism and marketing in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Northern Germany and the whole Baltic Sea region. It further realizes scientific events in a regional and international framework and edition of publications in the fields of interest of the Baltic Institute. Focus is also put on the education at the University Rostock as well as promotion of young scientists working in the Institutes fields of interest.