Kaiserslautern - Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB)

Kaiserslautern - Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB) offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

University of Maryland Global Campus Europe offers classes and full services at Kaiserslautern - Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB), Germany.

March 2020 - Due to the current coronavirus situation and the closure of the education center, all of our usual services have moved to a remote virtual office. National Test Center testing will not be available in this virtual environment, but testing advice will be available.

Join the UMGC team in our remote office using Zoom at: https://umuc.zoom.us/j/772668669



  • Base: Rhine Ordnance Barracks
  • Education Center: Rhine Ordnance Education Center
  • Building: 286

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri, 0800-1630
Closed U.S. holidays

Contact Information

  • DSN: 314-493-2579, 314-493-2577
  • Civilian: +49-(0)-631-3406-2579, +49-(0)-631-3406-2577
  • Fax: DSN 314-493-2578, CIV +49-(0)631-3406-2578
  • Email: rob-europe@umgc.edu

Kaiserslautern - Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB) at a Glance

Upcoming On-Site Events

Thank you for your interest. We currently have no events in this location scheduled at this time. See the full list of upcoming webinars and events.


Emphasizing a personal approach to education, the UMGC academic advising staff is always available to assist you in developing a personalized plan of study. Request a Fast Plan and meet the advising team.

Contact us to set an appointment with your academic advisor.

UMGC Academic Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1630
DSN: 314-493-2579, 314-493-2577
Civilian: +49-(0)-631-3406-2579, +49-(0)-631-3406-2577
Email: advisingkmc-europe@umgc.edu

Social Work Advising

Hours: Mon-Fri, 0900-1600
Civilian: +49-(0)631-534-80315
Email: socialwork-europe@umgc.edu

Your Advisor(s)

Michele Bigos, BS

Senior Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Teran Jones, BA

Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Genna Joseph, MBA

Academic Advisor
UMGC Programs Advising

Testing Services

Placement tests for math courses are available through your local UMGC office. Please contact your program coordinator for more information.

UMGC also offers National Test Center (NTC) featuring exams and certifications in a wide variety of subject areas, on-site support, easy scheduling, and the benefit of instant score results. Available exams include College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST), Pearson VUE, and Excelsior College exams. If you are interested in earning credit or certifications through testing services, find a National Test Center near you.

Computer Labs

The UMGC-sponsored computer lab has seven computers available for student use. Each computer provides access to the Internet, as well as a word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. The computers are located in an education center in Room 2, and the lab is accessible from Mon-Fri, 0930-1615.

Directions and Parking

The UMGC office is located in the Rhine Ordnance Education Center in Building 286.

To find our location, please take Autobahn 6 (A6) until the Kaiserslautern-West/ Opel exit. When you exit the A6, remain on the off-ramp lane and you will come to the Opel traffic circle at the end of the exit. Please take the first exit in the traffic circle in the direction of Rhine Ordnance Barracks (ROB). After you exit the circle, drive about 30-40 meters, and the front gate to ROB will be located straight ahead. Once you have passed through the front gate and inspection area, take the first right turn onto a one way street. At the end of the street, turn left. Building 286 is located on the left side of the road and parking is available along the street.

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