Erasmus University Rotterdam

A globally-recognised research university 

Erasmus University Rotterdam is a world-class research university. It is globally recognised for high-quality education and research, and it ranks 72nd in the Times Higher Education World Rankings (2017-18). Economics and Business programmes at Erasmus University Rotterdam are ranked 17th.

A degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam holds excellent career prospects. You’ll connect with multinational companies and you may have the opportunity to gain wider industry experience by studying abroad. Highly respected, The School of Management is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

You can progress to Erasmus University Rotterdam after successfully completing the International Foundation Year in Business and Management at Holland International Study Centre Amsterdam. To find out more, see Progression Degrees.

Location and campus life

Erasmus University Rotterdam is located in the city of Rotterdam. With a population of 600,000, it is Holland’s second largest and most diverse city. Home to the biggest port in Europe, many multinational companies are based here, including Unilever, Shell and ING.

With an energetic atmosphere, Rotterdam is an excellent choice for international students. Set beside the Maas river, the city has modern skyscrapers and a historic centre.

The University campus is green and modern, with lots of facilities. You can study in the library and silent areas, shop in the supermarket, and socialise in the coffee bars, food court and Sport Bar.

Students enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle at Erasmus University Rotterdam, with regular debates, performances and campus events. Social introduction programmes will help you settle in, and the modern fitness centre offers a huge range of sports.

Students can rent student rooms or studios on campus. Alternatively, you can live off-campus in private or shared accommodation. Discover more about life in Holland.

Why choose Erasmus University?

A top-ranked world university


World-leading business and economics degrees


Located in one of Europe’s biggest ports

Location map

Take a 360 degree tour of Erasmus University Rotterdam campus

Take a 360 degree tour of Erasmus University Rotterdam campus