Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Situated in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked international research university. Since 1913 the university has developed into one of the biggest in the Netherlands, with a student population of 28,000 and over 1,400 researchers working in our 12 faculties and institutes.

The university has concentrated its education and research in four areas of expertise:

  • Wealth: sustainable economic growth
  • Health: molecules, medicine, humans and society
  • Governance: the organization of companies and society
  • Culture: media, happiness and identity in the modern urban society

The university enjoys international recognition in these areas, and the cohesion in these areas enables collaboration between education and research.

TOP 100 University

The quality of research at Erasmus University, named after Rotterdam-born humanist and theologian Erasmus, is reflected in its consistent top-100 position in most major universities rankings. On the lively, modern campus, students and scholars of more than 100 nationalities are constantly encouraged to develop their talents and meet their ambition.

Modern campus, vibrant student life

The hub of Erasmus University Rotterdam is Woudestein campus, about a 15 minute bike ride from the city centre. It’s like a mini city, you will find everything you need: from the state of the art library to a theatre, grocery store, fitness centre and more! There is an almost endless list of social, sport, study, political and cultural clubs from which to choose.

Feel at home in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is the second biggest city in the Netherlands and home to one of the most prominent ports in the world. Its experimental architecture has put the city on top of the list for global travelers. People from all over the world choose Rotterdam for its edgy style, creative scene and festivals, but also because of ample opportunities in international business and entrepreneurship.

International bachelor and master programmes

Erasmus University Rotterdam is unique in her offering of English-taught programmes ranging from International Business Administration to Liberal Arts and Sciences, and beyond. There is plenty to choose from the accredited top quality 13 international bachelor and over 50 international master programmes. All degrees are accredited and recognised by employers around the world.

Faculties and institutes

  • Rotterdam School of Management
  • Erasmus School of Economics
  • Erasmus School of Law
  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication
  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Erasmus University College
  • International Institute of Social Studies
  • Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
  • Erasmus Medical Centre
  • Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management

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Erasmus University Rotterdam

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

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