ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM (abbreviated as EUR, Dutch : Erasmus
Universiteit Rotterdam) is a public university located in
Erasmus MC is the largest and one of the foremost academic medical
centers and trauma centers in the Netherlands, whereas its economics
and business school, Erasmus School of Economics and
The university has seven faculties and focuses on the following four areas:
* Health – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences/ Erasmus MC and Institute of Health Policy "> Erasmus University main faculty building containing Erasmus School of Economics.
* ERASMUS RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT (ERIM)
Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) is the joint
research institute of the
* ECONOMETRIC INSTITUTE
Erasmus University today is seen as the leading university in
* CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH SCHOOL ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM (COEUR)
Erasmus MC (pv)
* NETHERLANDS INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH SCIENCES (NIHES)
Erasmus MC (pv), RIVM, NKI, UMCU-UU en AMC-UvA (1992, 1997, 2002, 2008)
* POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MM)
Erasmus MC (pv) and LEI (1994, 1999, 2004)
* MEDICAL GENETICS CENTRE SOUTH-WEST NETHERLANDS (MGC)
Erasmus MC, LEI (pv) (1992, 1997, 2003) MGC participates in the top Research School Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics (MRC), UU (pv), UvA en LEI
* HELMHOLTZ SCHOOL FOR AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS RESEARCH
Erasmus MC, UU (pv) (1994, 2000, 2005)
LAW, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
* RESEARCH SCHOOL PUBLIC SAFETY
Erasmus School of Law EUR (pv), LEI, VU, TNO and NSCR (2000, 2005)
* NETHERLANDS INSTITUTE OF GOVERNMENT (NIG)
Faculty of Social Sciences EUR (pv), UT, LEI, RUN, VU, UU, TUD and UvT (1996, 2001, 2006)
* HUIZINGA INSTITUUT
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication EUR, UvA (pv), UU, RUN, UM, LEI, VU en UT (1995, 2000, 2005)
* N.W. POSTHUMUS INSTITUUT
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication EUR, RUG (pv), KUN, UvA, VU, UU, RUG, LEI, WUR, RUN, KUB en TUE (1994, 1999, 2004)
* AMSTERDAM SCHOOL OF SOCIAL-PUBLIC RESEARCH(ASSR)
Faculty of Social Sciences EUR, UvA (pv) (1994 en 1999, 2004)
* RESEARCH SCHOOL RIGHTS OF THE HUMAN
Erasmus School of Law EUR, UU (pv) en UM (1995, 2000, 2005)
* EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIC RESEARCHSCHOOL (EPOS)
Faculty of Social Sciences EUR, UM, LEI, UvA (pv) en VU (1995, 2000, 2004)
* KURT LEWIN INSTITUTE
Faculty of Social Sciences EUR, VU, UvA (pv), RUG, LEI (1995, 2000, 2005)
* RESEARCH SCHOOL OF ETHIC
Faculty of Philosophy, VU, EUR, RUG, RU, UvA en UU (pv) (1994, 1999, 2006)
The EUR campus consists of four locations:
* Campus Woudestein * Erasmus MC * Erasmus University College * International Institute of Social Studies - The Hague
On 9 September 2009—also known as Sustainability Day—GreenEUR was launched officially. During this day, GreenEUR organized several on-campus activities in cooperation with Greening the Campus. Since April 2010 GreenEUR is officially recognized by the Executive Board.
* Economic Faculty association Rotterdam
* STAR Student Association
* STAR Management Week * Erasmus Consultancy Project
ERASMUS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
The economics faculty is, according to the QS World University Rankings 2014, the 9th best in Europe (UK included) and 38th in the world in economics and econometrics, and 37th in the world in accounting and finance (10th best in Europe).
The Shanghai University Academic Ranking of World Universities published in January 2015, lists Erasmus School of Economics as 4th in Europe and 29th in the world in the fields of economics and business.
According to US News Erasmus University
ROTTERDAM SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
The business school has achieved triple accreditation from the international accrediting bodies of management education; AMBA , EQUIS , and AACSB . Only a 40 business schools in the world have acquired triple accreditation, although it should be noted that many schools have a policy of not applying for multiple accreditations.
ERASMUS MEDICAL CENTER
Furthermore, the Erasmus MC (the university medical center) is ranked by The Scientist as the 5th best of the top 15 medical institutions outside the United States (ranking 2004).
According to the QS World University Ranking of universities, Erasmus MC is ranked as 34th in the world.
Jan Peter Balkenende
* Jean Paelinck (European Prize In Regional Science, 2003)
* Frank Grosveld (
* Frans Muller (CEO Delhaize Group)
Stefan Aartsen (former Dutch butterfly swimmer)
Aart Jan de Geus (deputy secretary-general of the OECD and former
Minister of Social Affairs and Employment of the
* Jacques Cohen (embryologist, director at reprogenetics )
Lilianne Ploumen (minister for Foreign Trade and Development
Cooperation 2012-2017) (member House of Representatives of the
Furthermore, the university offers several completely English-language Bachelor programmes. These programmes are open to students aiming for an international career in Business and/or Economics or Communication and Media. Apart from the Dutch students, about 40% of the students taking these programmes are international students from over 80 countries.
Students can choose from different types of Master programmes: (common) Master programmes, Research Master programmes or Post-experience Master programmes. Education at this level is given mostly in English.
These type of Master’s programmes lead to a M.A. , M.Sc. or LL.M. degree.
Research Master’s Programmes
Talented graduates are given the opportunity to utilise their skills and potential in academic research. To be eligible for a Research Master, a bachelor's or master's degree must have been obtained.
Post-experience And Professional Master\'s Programmes
The university also offers specialised knowledge and skills programmaes for further development of your professional career. These type of programmes leads to the commonly known M.A. or M.Sc., but also to professional master's degree's like MBA , MFM (Master in Financial Management), or MHM :
In addition, most departments, affiliated (research)institutes or faculties offer doctorate programs or positions, leading to the 'Doctor of Philosophy' (PhD) degree. Most of the PhD programs offered by the university are concentrated in several research schools or institutes.
ERASMUS HONOURS ACADEMY
Erasmus University offers special honours programmes.
Students are invited to take part if their first-year grades are well above average and if they have proved themselves to be sufficiently motivated. The programmes are either disciplinary: special programmes for the very best students of one departments, or interdisciplinary: one of the Erasmus Honours Programme-tracks, where the very best students of the different faculties of the Erasmus University investigate, discuss, and tackle crucial contemporary scientific and societal questions from various perspectives.
After successfully completing the honours-programme, students receive a Honours-certificate and a Letter of Recommendation from the dean of their respective Faculty, or the Rector Magnificus of the EUR.