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Erasmus University of Rotterdam

Check whether Erasmus University of Rotterdam is right for you as an international student.

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Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Study abroad at Erasmus University of Rotterdam

At the center of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is its Woudestein campus, just 15 minutes by bike from the city center of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Students have use of the University’s state-of-the-art facilities including the library, food plaza, theater, and cafe. The on-campus sports center offers various classes and sports for fitness and wellbeing.

EUR offers undergraduate and postgraduate study; staff and students work across seven faculties focusing on global social challenges in the areas of wealth, governance, health, and culture. With the exception of double degree programs, most bachelor’s degrees take three years to complete — with the majority of students then going on to complete an international master’s program.

Why study Erasmus University Rotterdam?

  • Research

    Fourth in the Netherlands for research quality in the Leiden rankings

  • Green commitments

    The University runs initiatives to become one of the most sustainable universities in the Netherlands

Life as an international student

Nearly 30,000 students attend EUR. Recently the University has seen its international student population grow by ten percent in a year - with the majority of international students coming from Europe and Asia.

There are over 20 sports associations at EUR to choose from, making use of the sports facilities at the Woudestein campus. There are also over 20 student organizations to get involved with and meet people; these cover a wide range of subjects and interests including LGBTQ+ student network, business, fashion and art, international internships, consultancy, investing, theater, dancing, and debating.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
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  • Praying Rooms
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    • Loan Laptops
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    • Physiotherapy
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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition EU/EEA students - €2,132 per year Non-EU students- €9,300 per year

Graduate tuition EU/EEA students - €2,143 per program Non-EU students - €15,100 per program Non-EU students - €18,900 per year (Research masters)

Holland Scholarship

€5,000 or €10,000 (to help students cover cost of living). For the Holland Scholarship, students will need to apply before February 1 and include a personal statement, financial statement and also GPA is taken into consideration

Erasmus Education Fund

€3,000 per year (open for all nationalities). GPAs are taken into consideration. Designed for students who don't have sufficient financial needs. Application from February 1 to April 1. Student needs to have a conditional admissions decision when they apply.


Erasmus University of Rotterdam

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands

Erasmus University College is located in the heart of metropolitan Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands. With its breathtaking skyline, Rotterdam boasts some of the most famous architecture in the country.

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Visa requirements for Erasmus University of Rotterdam

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