Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Postgraduate Students

World Rankings

  • THE World University Ranking (2018–19) 70

Student Services and Facilities

Disability support

  • Students with temporary or structural types of functional limitation may make use of special facilities for the duration of the limitations. E.g. additional exam time, special rooms, computer adjustments, etc.
  • All campus buildings are equipped to cater for disabled persons.  

Students' Union

  • EUR has study associations, student fraternities, cultural organisations, international students’ organisations and council participation.


  • Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) has existed in its present form since 1973.
  • Its history dates back to 1913, the year in which the Netherlands School of Commerce (Nederlandsche Handels-Hoogeschool) was founded through private initiative with broad support from the Rotterdam business community.
  • The growing complexity of society in the 1960s led to the arrival of the faculties of Law and Social Sciences, followed in later decades by Philosophy, History and Arts, Business Administration and the Medical Faculty.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Jan Tinbergen (Nobel Prize economics).
  • Neelie Kroes (politics – EU commissioner).
  • Ruud Lubbers (politics – former PM).
  • Cor Herkströter (business – former CEO Shell).
  • Hans Wijers (business – former CEO Akzo Nobel).


Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands