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Erasmus University Rotterdam

Location Main Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam Netherlands
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Ranking

# 179

QS World University Rankings
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16

Undergraduate programs
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105

Postgraduate programs
Scholarship

Available

Scholarship

A unique institution based on the concept of a "multicultural classroom", Erasmus University Rotterdam blends high-quality education with an enriching global perspective.

International rankings name Erasmus University among the world’s leading players, and students recommend the institution for the quality of the lectures, expertise of the staff and opportunities in preparation for a successful career.

International students

Located in the Netherlands in the city of Rotterdam, Erasmus University is known for its global mindset, offering the chance to join a truly international environment. The university has 5,000 international students, comprising just under 20% of the whole student body. Furthermore, 40-60% of students enrolled in English-taught programs come from outside the Netherlands.

Financial aid

Erasmus University offers different types of scholarships and financial aid based on students’ needs. It also offers guidance for students who are eligible for grants offered by the Dutch government.

Student life

Erasmus University's main campus was designed to offer students everything they need in a place where they feel safe. In addition to excellent study areas and a modern library, students can also eat at the Food Court or get active in the sports center. The campus is also home to a grocery store, bike shop, hair salon, bar and many more facilities - it's like a mini city!

Virtual experience
Even if you can't visit the Erasmus University Rotterdam campus in person, you can get a feeling of what it's like to study here. Check out campus, housing, class, the city, and career experiences as told by our current students and alumni.

Studying at Erasmus University

Erasmus University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, covering the following subjects:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Sociology
  • Public administration
  • Urban management and development
  • Development studies
  • History
  • Arts and culture
  • Media
  • Philosophy
  • Medicine and health


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A unique institution based on the concept of a "multicultural classroom", Erasmus University Rotterdam blends high-quality education with an enriching global perspective.

International rankings name Erasmus University among the world’s leading players, and students recommend the institution for the quality of the lectures, expertise of the staff and opportunities in preparation for a successful career.

International students

Located in the Netherlands in the city of Rotterdam, Erasmus University is known for its global mindset, offering the chance to join a truly international environment. The university has 5,000 international students, comprising just under 20% of the whole student body. Furthermore, 40-60% of students enrolled in English-taught programs come from outside the Netherlands.

Financial aid

Erasmus University offers different types of scholarships and financial aid based on students’ needs. It also offers guidance for students who are eligible for grants offered by the Dutch government.

Student life

Erasmus University's main campus was designed to offer students everything they need in a place where they feel safe. In addition to excellent study areas and a modern library, students can also eat at the Food Court or get active in the sports center. The campus is also home to a grocery store, bike shop, hair salon, bar and many more facilities - it's like a mini city!

Virtual experience
Even if you can't visit the Erasmus University Rotterdam campus in person, you can get a feeling of what it's like to study here. Check out campus, housing, class, the city, and career experiences as told by our current students and alumni.

Studying at Erasmus University

Erasmus University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, covering the following subjects:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Sociology
  • Public administration
  • Urban management and development
  • Development studies
  • History
  • Arts and culture
  • Media
  • Philosophy
  • Medicine and health


Follow Erasmus University for live updates on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #99
  • 2014
    #=92
  • 2015
    #=90
  • 2016
    #=126
  • 2017
    #144
  • 2018
    #=147
  • 2019
    #179
  • 2020
    #183
  • 2021
    #197
  • 2022
    #179

Ranking criteria

46.3
Overall
35.6
Academic Reputation
58.2
Employer Reputation
35
Faculty Student Ratio
61.1
Citations per Faculty
81.9
International Faculty Ratio
53.7
International Students Ratio

Available programs

The Netherlands’ Erasmus University Rotterdam offers 13 international bachelor’s programmes and 30 Dutch programmes, covering:

  • International business
  • Economics and econometrics
  • Arts and culture
  • Communication and media
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Liberal arts and sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Management of social challenges


Tuition fees

Average tuition fees for non-European students are €8,000 per year and €2,168 for European students. Find out about financial support.

Entry requirements
Requirements vary depending on the program, but the university values motivation and advanced English language skills (TOEFL or IELTS). Additional criteria may include consideration of grades, diploma type, and in some cases, mathematics skills.

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The Netherlands’ Erasmus University Rotterdam offers more than 50 international master’s programs covering the following subjects:

  • Business and management
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Development studies
  • Medicine
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy and education
  • Arts and culture
  • Law
  • Media studies
  • And many more!


Tuition fees

Average tuition fees for non-European students are €14,800 per year and €2,168 for European students. Find out about financial support.

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