Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked, international research university, based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam.
Education and Research
Founded in 1913, it is currently one the biggest universities of the Netherlands with a student population of 23,000 and a research community of circa 1,400. Scholars and students in seven faculties and two institutions work on global social challenges in the areas of:
As part of a large global network of academic partnerships, in strategic alliance with Leiden University and Delft University of Technology and in a unique collaboration with city and port, the dynamic city of Rotterdam serves as our laboratory.
Impact & Relevance
The strategic plan 2014-2018 provides us with contours. It identifies goals and ambitions for the years 2014 through 2018 and establishes the policy framework. The plan was drawn up in consultation with various bodies and individuals throughout the university and a large number of external parties. For this reason, it has the complete support of a great many people both inside and outside of the organisation. Workshops and discussions with the faculties, the University Council, the Supervisory Board, students, support staff, experts, alumni, the municipal council of Rotterdam and the Dutch government all contributed to this plan.