Based in Rotterdam, the economic and logistics centre of Europe, Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has provided excellent education and produced excellent research for over a century. Many successful careers have started here. Graduates of Erasmus School of Economics are ideally equipped for success in the business community, government positions and research anywhere in the world.
The Erasmus School of Economics is one of the world’s leading academic institutions. The school has a long-standing tradition of high-quality education and research. The best Erasmus graduates have made outstanding contributions to science, government and business.
The history of the ESE goes back to the year 1913 when the ‘Nederlandse Handelshoogeschool’ was established by several entrepreneurial Rotterdam businessmen with the aim to bring economics and business to a higher level by way of scientific methods.
The Erasmus School of Economics is an internationally renowned institute that contributes scientific knowledge to future economic issues and aims to answer currently relevant issues of concern to government and firms. The focus of the ESE is on the creation, the dissemination and the application of scientific knowledge, all from an economic perspective.