Rankings and accreditation Bachelor programmes
High academic standard for Bachelor programmes at the Erasmus University Rotterdam
The Erasmus University Rotterdam consequently emerges as one of the best universities when it comes to rankings and accreditation of academic education.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) stands for quality of research and education, which is ensured by various independent accreditation organisations. All international academic programmes at EUR offer outstanding career perspectives and are well known around the world.
|“ As an international student you are looking for high-quality academic education. At Erasmus University Rotterdam you are guaranteed first class study programmes that are internationally recognized and independently assessed for quality. As Rector Magnificus of Erasmus University Rotterdam, this is my promise to you”. Rector magnificus|
NVAO is the Netherlands and Flemish Accreditation Organisation— an independent accreditation organisation that ensures the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders by means of thorough and continuous programme assessment.
AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
|Accreditation of research schools |
Erasmus University Rotterdam Research Schools are accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW). The Academy is entrusted by the government with the accreditation of all Dutch research schools. Research schools must apply for re-accreditation every six years.
The Association of MBAs is internationally recognised as the global standard for all masters of business administration (MBA), doctorates in business administration (DBA) and masters in business and management (MBM) programmes. AMBA currently accredits MBA, DBA and MBM programmes at 145 business schools in 68 countries.
EQUIS - the European Quality Improvement System
|VSNU - Code of conduct for Dutch institutions |
EUR subscribes to the Code of Conduct for Dutch Institutions. The Code helps ensure, among other things, that international study programmes are accredited by the NVAO. In addition, it calls for international students to receive clear information about the possibilities for study. It is an initiative of institutions, independent education-related organisations, and the Dutch Government.
|NUFFIC - Study in Holland |
Higher education in Holland enjoys a worldwide reputation for its focus on academic excellence and value for money. Various sources show that people who have studied at a Dutch institution of higher education perform very well in all sectors all over the world. Dutch higher education is promoted abroad by NUFFIC.
|EAPAA - European Association for Public Administration Accreditation |
EAPAA is the European system of quality accreditation for academic degree programmes in public administration, public management and public policy.
Erasmus University Rotterdam is consistently listed amongst the top universities in the world in rankings like: the Jiao-Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and the Times Higher Education Supplement.
Our business school Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University consistently holds a competitive position in the international media rankings. In its 2007 meta-ranking, the Financial Times placed the school amongst the top 10 schools in Europe. The school’s MBA programmes consistently appear in the top 15 programmes in Europe. In the 2007 Elsevier Thema Survey, the school’s BSc and MSc programmes were ranked best Dutch programmes. ERIM (Erasmus Research Institute of Management) is firmly placed amongst the top 5 research institutes in Europe.